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The Hayes Center for Practice Excellence is pleased to announce three outstanding alumni who have been named recipients of the HCPE Practice of Excellence Award. The Award is designed to identify and reward successful practices, recognize the achievements made by SCO graduates, and help foster joint relationships that benefit these alumni and current optometry students.
The New Practice Award went to Kristin Reed, OD '13, who owns ModernEyes Eyecare & Eyewear in Omaha, Nebraska.
The Partnership Award went to Jon Reid, OD '12, of Advanced EyeCare in Carlinville, Illinois.
The Practice Acquisition Award went to Barrett Brown, OD '13, of SEARK Eyecare in Monticello, Arkansas.
This year's recipients spoke virtually to students during an online event where they were joined by Nathan Hayes, son of Jerry Hayes, OD '73, and other guests. Last year's awards were postponed right as the pandemic unfolded. This year's ceremony was hosted by Hayes Center Director Lisa Wade, OD '84, during SCO's Annual Bon VoyEyes Program sponsored by CooperVision and Allergan.