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Harold Winston, OD '41, a noted Tennessee optometrist who had served as president of the Tennessee Optometric Society during his long career, died on December 19, 2011.
Dr. Winston was the father of two SCO alumni, Jerry Winston, OD '67, and Barry Winston, OD '74, and the grandfather of a third generation legacy optometrist, Sam Winston, OD '11.
Read more about his life or sign his memorial book online here.
Travis Sharpe, OD 'o6, was recently profiled in a positive story about his journey in becoming an optometrist and attending SCO. Read more in this article from the Salina, Kansas Journal.
Four SCO alumni were among the new Fellows of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD) announced at the COVD's annual meeting recently held in Las Vegas. Congratulations to:
Several alumni also were named Fellows of the American Academy of Optometry's annual meeting held recently in Boston, including:
Congratulations to all of these alumni for their achievement!
Don Kuehn, OD '59, was recently named Humanitarian of the Year by Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) International at the organization's annual meeting in Boston.
Dr. Kuehn is seen here at right receiving his award from another SCO graduate, Ellis Potter, OD '67, the new VOSH International President.
Congratulations to Drs. Kuehn and Potter for their humanitarian service!
Congratulations to Melia R. Robertson, OD '10, who recently opened her own private practice! Robertson Eye Center, PA, celebrated with a grand opening and ribbon cutting in Russellville, Arkansas, pictured.