Alumni News - July 2010
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SCO Salutes Its ODs of the Year

Over the past year, several SCO alumni were named their states’ ODs of the Year, including: Annette Webb, OD ’95 (Arkansas) William Earl Malone, OD ’69 (Mississippi) Brad Altman, OD ’94 (Tennessee) and James Campbell, OD ’78 (West Virginia). Young ODs of the Year include: Meg Brya, OD ’03 (Georgia) Jeffrey Kempf, OD ’01 (Illinois) Gerald Gerdes, OD ’02 (Louisiana) Megan Sumrall, OD ’06 (Mississippi) Duane... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 7/27/10

2000 Graduate Elected VP of VOA

Shannon Franklin, OD '00, owner of Crozet Eye Care, Optometrists in Western Albemarle, Virginia, was elected to serve as Vice President of the Virginia Optometric Association (VOA) at its 108th annual convention in Norfolk last month. As Vice President, Dr. Franklin will lead the Operations Division of VOA, which includes managing the organization’s budget, personnel, legislative activities, and constitution and by-laws. “The Virginia Optometric Association is an exemplary resource for... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 7/27/10

Resident's Poster Honored

Leah Gray, OD '09, one of SCO's residents in the 2009-2010 residency program, recently won the top award for her academic poster. Entitled When a Headache Is Not Just a Headache , the poster was honored at the National Optometric Association's annual meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Congratulations to Dr. Gray for her academic success and recognition! Here's a link to a PDF of her award-winning poster: 2010 NOA Poster_Gray Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 7/23/10

2010 Graduate Joins Air Force

Felicia Jackson, OD '10, was recently commissioned into the U.S. Air Force as a Captain. Dr. Jackson took her oath and joined the ranks of the Air Force in June. Dr. Jackson will start active duty on October 18. She will be stationed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas for three years. Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 7/6/10