American Academy of Optometry Foundation Announces the 2018 Vincent Salierno Scholarship Recipients

Published November 1, 2018

ORLANDO, FL (November 1, 2018) – The American Academy of Optometry Foundation would like to announce the recipients of the 2018 Vincent Salierno Scholarships. Students pursuing a Doctorate of Optometry degree are nominated by his/her institution for this scholarship. The students must be enrolled in a full-time course of study and must have a 3.0 (“B”) average for all course work taken thus far in optometry school.

The Vincent Salierno Scholarship is eligible for automatic renewal provided that the recipient maintains a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and is enrolled in a full-time course of study leading to a Doctorate of Optometry degree. Continued eligibility shall be determined annually.

The 2018 Vincent Salierno Scholarship recipients are:

Winne Li                       Illinois College of Optometry
Brendon Manns            Michigan College of Optometry
Mark Calixte                 Nova Southeastern University
Monica Udaykumar      Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
Christopher Muegge    Southern College of Optometry