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Congratulations to SCO's Class of 2020, officially recognized as graduates! Sixty-seven graduates were honored on Tuesday during SCO's 35th annual Senior Awards Ceremony.
Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, our graduates received more than $65,000 in awards in recognition of their outstanding academic and clinical achievements!
Additional congratulations are in order for:
Dr. Callie Mashburn, named valedictorian.
Dr. Torrie Garner, named salutatorian.
The class also named Dr. Chris Borgman its Teacher of the Year and bestowed recognition on Drs. Betty Harville, Bernard Sparks, and Jennifer Snyder.
Ron Jones was also honored from the staff side, and additional appreciation was expressed to Blink Diner's Melissa Williams and Glaze Hardage.
In order to preserve bandwidth and ensure a smoother video process, award recipients were invited to a Microsoft Teams session where they could appear on camera to speak. You may view that video version below:
SCO Class of 2020 Awards Ceremony (1) from Southern College of Optometry on Vimeo.
There's also a YouTube livestream version without the on-camera portions.
For better quality viewing, the standalone Class of 2020 senior video has also been added to Vimeo:
A PDF program has been created to recognize the award recipients and the Class of 2020. Copies will be printed and mailed to graduates.
The PDF and related links can be found on the SCO website's commencement section.