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Southern College of Optometry’s 29th Annual Student Awards program honored academic and clinical achievement by members of the Class of 2014 in an on-campus ceremony held at the conclusion of Capstone week in SCO's new academic classrooms.
The following students received awards and recognition during the event:
Academic and Clinical Award Sponsors and 2014 Recipients
Bays Family Service Award
Beaver-Visitec International, Inc. Partners in Optometry Award
Jenna Hall, Linh Hong
Drs. Fred and Charlene Burnett Student Research Award
Bret Butterfield, Stacey Hoins
COVD Excellence in Vision Therapy Award
Designs for Vision, Inc. William Feinbloom Low Vision Award
Eagle Vision Super Eagle Practice Builder’s Kit
Eschenbach Optik Award
Essilor Crizal Award of Excellence
Essilor Labs of America/Southern Optical
GP Lens Institute’s Contact Lens Clinical Excellence Award
Dr. Bernard L. Kahn Memorial Endowed Scholarship
LS&S Group Low Vision Award
Luxottica Excellence to Service Award
Marchon Eyewear Practice Management Award
Mothershed Endowed Award
NBEO Part II Award
NoIR Low Vision Award
Jingya Chen, Farryl Franklin, Brian Knight, Chidinma Nwachukwa, Adam Young
Ocular Instruments, Inc., Award of Excellence
OEP Clinical Curriculum Award
Ooh La La De Paris Award
Rafieetary Academic and Clinical Excellence Award
Dr. David P. Sloan Memorial Award
SCO Outstanding Clinician Awards
Jeffrey Coats, John Dawson, Susan Evans, Daniel Foster, Christina Grosshans, Meaghan Horton, Anna Lammers, Kristin Schick, Sarah Thompson, Erinn Tolomei
Southern Council of Optometrists Clinical Excellence Award
Southwest Contact Lens Society
Glen T. Steele, OD and L. Allen Fors, OD Developmental Vision Award
Stereo Optical Co., Inc.
Vistakon Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care
Winston Family Endowed Award
X-Cel Contacts Outstanding GP Fitting Award
Gold Key Membership, the highest leadership honor attainable by an optometry student, is restricted to ten percent of the fourth-year class. It is based on outstanding professional and ethical attitudes in leadership and service: Andrew Bradbury, Savannah Brunt, Matthew Cox, Christina Grosshans, Linh Hong, Kathryn Huebner, Blake Jarrard, Anna Lammers, Stephanie Lew, Lekha Samuel, Priya Sheth, Robert Young
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
Leah Beckman, Andrew Bradbury, Savannah Brunt, Ross Chatwin, Jeffrey Coats, Lucas Cook, Matthew Cox, Susan Evans, Jay Goldstein, Christina Grosshans, Brandon Hadel, Jason Harper, Linh Hong, Kathryn Huebner, Blake Jarrard, Kristal Jones, Brian Knight, Anna Lammers, Stephanie Lew, Canaan Montgomery, Priya Patel, Lekha Samuel, Kristin Schick, Priya Sheth, Nathan Stahr, William Tantum, Sarah Thompson, Errin Tolomei, Adam Young
Beta Sigma Kappa
Leah Beckman, Ellesse Boiwka, Andrew Bradbury, Christopher Bright, Dustin Briscoe, Michael Broome, Savannah Brunt, Bradley Bugg, Bret Butterfield, Ross Chatwin, Jeffrey Coats, Amy Combs, Lucas Cook, Julie Dawson, John Deshaies, Devin Duval, Susan Evans, Daniel Foster, Kathryn Gault, Anh Giang, Jay Goldstein, Lindsay Gould, Brandon Hadel, Jenna Hall, Jason Harper, Stacey Hoins, Meaghan Horton, Kristal Jones, Micah Juedes, Anna Lammers, Stephanie Lew, Andrew Loudon, John MacDonald, Rachel Miller, Canaan Montgomery, Lauren Nelson, Kimberly Orr, Adrieene Pak, Jennifer Pancoast, Meha Patel, Priya Patel, Janette Perkins, Christina Phan, Mallory Phillips, Christopher Prough, Michael Quackenbush, Kristin Schick, Christina Grosshans, Jacquelyn Short, Rachel Siegel, Brandon Sloan, Emily Smith, Nathan Stahr, Shannon Swayne, Sarah Thompson, Erinn Tolomei, Samantha Triplett, Laura Verwilst, Ngoc-Lan Vu, Gloria Wong, Douglass Wright, Adam Young