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Each year the college accepts nominations for alumni recognition through the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Young Alumni Award.
SCO’s Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest honor presented to alumni, this award recognizes outstanding achievement to the profession, college and the graduate's community. Any SCO graduate may nominate fellow alumni by using this PDF form. Completed forms may be mailed, emailed, or faxed to the designated information listed at the end of the form. All nominations must be received by May 31 of each year.
The Young Alumni Award recognizes any graduate within the last 10 years with service to the profession, leadership and other criteria. Use this PDF form to nominate graduates. Completed forms may be mailed, emailed, or faxed to the designated information listed at the end of the form. The deadline is also May 31 of each year.
These awards are presented at each fall's Convocation ceremony. Contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at (901) 722-3216 for additional information.
2017 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Fred Farias III, OD '87, and 2017 Young Alumni Award recipient Jennifer Lyerly, OD '11, pictured with SCO President Dr. Lewis Reich