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AAO Foundation Announces 2019 Johnson & Johnson Vision J. Pat Cummings Scholarships

This award is bestowed annually to a second- or third-year optometry student.




(PRESS RELEASE) ORLANDO, FL – The American Academy of Optometry Foundation in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Vision announces the 2019 J. Pat Cummings Scholarship recipients. This award is bestowed annually to a second or third year optometry student who best demonstrates the ideal eye care standards of practice, achievement in both academic performance and extra-curricular activities, and participation with other professional pursuits such as involvement with patients through internships, community service, and other volunteer activities.

The 2019 J. Pat Cummings Scholarship Recipients are:

  • Connor Robbs
    Illinois College of Optometry
  • Mattie Monroe
    Indiana University School of Optometry
  • Joel Muñoz
    Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry
  • Vincent Thoren
    Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University School of Optometry
  • Kaitlyn Arnold
    Michigan College of Optometry
  • Eric Yoshinaga
    Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry
  • Katie Li
    New England College of Optometry
  • Trenton Kellog
    Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry
  • Joshua Black
    Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry
  • Nicholas Grant
    Pacific University College of Optometry
  • Laura Gutsin
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
  • Rachel Warner
    Rosenberg School of Optometry
  • Courtney Park
    Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University
  • Lauren Watson
    Southern College of Optometry
  • Kevin Singh
    State University of New York College of Optometry
  • Lindsey Hutchinson
    The Ohio State University College of Optometry
  • Dana Shannon
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry
  • Jacqueline Nguyen
    University of California Berkeley School of Optometry
  • Selena Aloisio
    University of Houston College of Optometry
  • Meagan Anderson
    University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry
  • Anabel Cormier
    University of Montreal School of Optometry
  • Breck Dakin
    University of Pikeville Kentucky School of Optometry
  • Song Kim
    University of Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science
  • Aruj Ali
    Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry


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