Heart of America Contact Lens Society

57th Annual Eye Care Congress
February 9-11, 2018
Sheraton Crown Center • Kansas City, Missouri

Awards

EDUCATIONAL GRANTS AWARDED AT THE 55th ANNUAL HEART OF AMERICA CONTACT LENS SOCIETY CONGRESS

Five students were each awarded scholarships at the Awards Luncheon during the Heart of America Contact Lens Society annual congress, in Kansas City, MO.

Educational Grant Winners

Left to right: Craig Brawley, OD, FAAO, President HOAECC; Student Grant Winners: Colton Heinrich, OD, SCCO/MBKU, Samantha Polster, OD, IU, Samantha Giang, OD, NSUOCO, Abby Gillogly, OD, NSUOCO, Kelly Ly, BS, AZCOPT, Bill Hefner, OD, M Ed, FAAO, Past President HOAECC


Vision Service Award
Dr. Bill Hefner, Past President, presents Dr. Thomas Salmon with the Vision Service Award for his commitment to the profession of optometry through his promotion of optometric student education.
Vision Service Award
Dr. Craig Brawley, President presents Dr. Frank Fontana with the Founder's Award for his service to the profession of optometry and the Heart of America Contact Lens Society and Primary Care Congress.

OD of the Year Award Winners

2013 – Leland Carr, O.D.
2012 – Ruth S. McAndrews, OD, F.V.I.
2010 – Joe Barr, OD, MS, FAAO
2009 – Lesley L. Walls, O.D. , M.D. , D.O.S.
2008 – William Cochran, O.D.
2007 – Bill Vietti, OD
2006 – Lee Ann Barrett, OD
2005 – Mike Nichols, OD
2004 – Dale Cole, OD
2003 – David Cockrell OD
2002 – Larry DeCook, OD
2001 – Dale Newland, OD
2000 – Donovan Crouch, OD
1999 – Peter Brungardt, OD
1998 – Donald J. Vanderfeltz, OD
1997 – Edmund Schneider, OD
1996 – Jack W. Melton, OD
1995 – Bobby Christensen, OD
1994 – J. Dallas Joyce, OD
1993 – David R. Reynolds, OD
1992 – Harry M. Sulzberger, OD
1991 – Doug Becherer, OD
1990 – Larry Harris, OD
1989 – Jim Nedrow, OD
1988 – Jim Kuhlman, OD
1987 – Frank Fontana, OD
1986 – V. E. Falkenhain, OD
1985 – N. Rex Ghormley, OD
1984 – David W. Hansen, OD
1983 – Harmon E. Wyett, OD
1982 – William Boelter, OD

Vision Service Award Winners

2013 – David S. McBride
2012 – Mitchell M Scheiman, O.D., FCOVD
2010 – Jim Morrison, OD, FAAO
2009 – Jack Hartstein, O.D. , M.D.
2008 – Richard Weisbarth, O.D. , F.A.A.O.
2007 – Sutherlin Optical
2006 – Saundra Gragg-Naifeh
2005 – SEE TO LEARN®
2004 – Zoe Lyle
2003 – Bud Bargman
2002 – George D. Foster, OD
2001 – Gary Robbins, CAE
2000 – John Amos, OD, MS
1999 – Virgil Deering
1998 – Stanley Y.Yamane, OD
1997 – Leslie Wall, OD, MD
1996 – Karla Zadnik, OD, PhD
1995 – Thomas L. Lewis, OD, PhD
1994 – John W. Potter, OD
1993 – Robert A. Koetting, OD
1992 – Jimmy D. Bartlett, OD
1991 – Earle Hunter, OD
1990 – Louis J. Catania, OD
1989 – Leroy Oxford, OD
1988 – Franklin Harms, OD
1987 – Irvin M. Borish, OD
1986 – Milton J. Eger, OD
1985 – Victor Chiquiar Arias, OD
1984 – Roger T. Kame, OD
1983 – Richard M. Hill, OD
1982 – Neal Bailey, OD