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Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2020 HCPE Practice of Excellence Awards.
The Hayes Center for Practice Excellence is excited to announce NEW SELECTION CRITERIA for the selection of the 7TH ANNUAL PRACTICE OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS.
These prestigious $5,000 awards provided by the Hayes Family Foundation, are the only such honors recognizing the pursuit of excellence in Private Practice Optometry by young Optometrists.
Beginning with the 2020 application cycle -
1) Applicants must be have GRADUATED FROM SCO with in the last eight years.
This means that graduates from the classes of 2011 – 2019 are eligible to make application for the 2020 Awards.
2) The Applicant must have secured an ownership/equity position in a Private Practice in ONE OF THREE WAYS:
Established in 2005, by a generous gift from Jerry Hayes, OD’ 73 and his wife, Cris, the Hayes Center for Practice Excellence (HCPE) is dedicated to preparing SCO students for the successful practice of independent Optometry.
All questions regarding the award should be directed to Lisa R. Wade, OD, MPA – Director of the Hayes Center – [email protected]
The Hayes Center for Practice Excellence at SCO is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of its Practice of Excellence Award: Drs. Frank Carusone, '16, John Nail, '12 & Hannah Nail, '13, and Murray Pratt, '11! The award recipients joined other guests and ODs in speaking to SCO third-years as part of SCO's Bon VoyEyes program in which students begin preparing for their fourth-year externships. The group gathered for photos afterward with Jerry Hayes, OD '73, and his children, Natalie and Nathan.