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Christopher Bright, OD '14 and wife, Sarah, recently welcomed a son, Harrison Bright, born December 15th, 2021.
Carolyn Ichter Click, OD '12 and husband Gregory recently welcomed a son, Alastair, on December 12. Six-week-old Alastair is pictured with older sister Gwendolyn, age two, in their matching SCO onesie outfits.
Mark Kapperman, OD '87 , recently welcomed a grandson, Jack Henry Kapperman. Jack's uncle is Conner Kapperman, OD '20.
Anna Ablamowicz Tichenor, OD '13 and husband, Joey Tichenor, recently welcomed a son, Thomas Alexander Tichenor, born November 28, 2021.
Kate Allen, OD ‘16, wed Jesse Denton on November 14, 2021 in Knoxville.
Zach Lancaster, OD '17 and wife, Michelle, recently welcomed a son, Easton Robert Lancaster, born November 1, 2021.
Courtney Shay LaFreniere, OD ’12 and husband, Tim LaFreniere, OD ’12, welcomed a son, Joseph Ward LaFreniere, on November 1, 2021.
Erin Keim, OD '17 and husband, Erick Henderson, OD '17, welcomed a daughter, Maeve Marie Henderson, on October 26, 2021.
Vishal Patel, OD ’20, wed Lona Patel in Atlanta, Georgia.
Anna Prier, OD '17, wed Tyler Henley on September 18th.