Alumni News - April 2011
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Wade Earns Top Award

Faculty Emerita Lisa Rossmeyer Wade, OD '84 , SCO's former Vice President for Institutional Advancement, recently received a top award for her Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson Dealership. Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson was awarded Harley-Davidson Motor Company's prestigious Platinum Bar & Shield Circle of Distinction Award for the 2010 calendar year. The award is given to the top six Harley-Davidson dealers in the U.S. Southern Thunder earned the award based on its motorcycle... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 4/26/11

2002 Graduate Opens New Practice

Doug Reed, OD '02, recently opened his new practice, Electric City Eye Care, in Anderson, South Carolina. Visit his website to learn more. Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 4/25/11

'79 Graduate Appointed to Georgia Board of Optometry

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal recently appointed Gerald "Jerry" Prchal, OD '79 to the Georgia State Board of Optometry. Dr. Prchal has practiced optometry in Albany and Blakely since 1979. He is currently on the board for Flint River Habitat for Humanity in Albany. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association where he served as president in 2004. He attended the University of Nebraska and received his bachelor’s and then his optometry... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 4/25/11

'99 Alumnus Represents Missouri During Visit

Missouri Optometric Association President Duane Thompson, OD '99, recently visited the SCO campus. The visit marked Dr. Thompson's first visit back to SCO since his graduation. During his visit, he met with members of SCO's Missouri Optometric Student Association (MOSA), including the organization's officer pictured here, (L-R): J.J. Lant, '12, Dr. Thompson, Matt Schwamb, '12, and Brandon Lorenz, '12. Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 4/18/11

1977 Graduate Retires

Thomas A. Roberson, OD '77, reports that he recently sold his practice, The Eye Center, to Vanderbilt University. "I have taken this opportunity to see what retirement life is like, and I am enjoying it very much," he reports. Best of wishes to Dr. Roberson on his retirement! Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 4/14/11