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Valley Contax Announces 2023 Optometry’s Meeting Student Travel Grant Winner

The award went to Rachael Lockhart, from the Class of 2024 at Northeastern State University, Oklahoma College of Optometry.




(PRESS RELEASE) EUGENE, OR — Valley Contax, Inc., in partnership with Contamac US, announces the travel grant winner to attend Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, DC. Applicants had to submit a short essay about why they chose optometry as a career. The award went to Rachael Lockhart, from the Class of 2024 at Northeastern State University, Oklahoma College of Optometry. She said, “Giving sight to people isn’t just about fixing a problem but about allowing them to have all of their precious moments.”

“Travel grants allow us to give students the opportunity to participate in a meeting they may not have been able to otherwise,” says Dr. Adeline Bauer, professional relations director. “The experiences at national meetings, like Optometry’s meeting, create a lasting impression on our soon-to-be doctors.

Stay tuned and follow Valley Contax on Instagram for more information about the next travel grant opportunity to attend Academy in New Orleans.

About Valley Contax, Inc.

Founded in June 1981, Valley Contax, Inc. manufactures its flagship scleral lens design, the Custom Stable lens, and many other specialty custom lens designs. The company’s mission is to be a partner for eye care professionals, with a purpose to provide outstanding products and services that help people maximize the quality of their lives through vision correction and effective treatment for ocular conditions. For more information about Valley Contax, Inc., visit their website: here.



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