2016 Alumni Association Awards Honor Esteemed Optometrists

Updated: Jun 19, 2019

Homecoming Weekend 2016 included ICO’s annual Alumni Association Awards. Notable alumni were recognized for professional achievement, leadership in education, and excellence in philanthropy. Trophies were presented on Saturday, September 10, at the InterContinental Hotel on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.


Congratulations to the 2016 ICO Alumni Association Award Recipients:


Alumnus of the Year Award Dennis M. Brtva, OD ’84


Young Alumnus of the Year Award Eric A. Baas, OD ’06, FAAO, Dipl. ABO


Distinguished Friend Award The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation and Ms. Soo Na


Professional Achievement Award Gregg C. Pusateri, OD ’86, MDiv


Excellence in Education Award Ruth A. Trachimowicz, PhD, OD, FAAO


Humanitarian Award Sandra L. Bury, OD ’95


Lifetime Service Award  (posthumously) Thomas A. Lawless, OD ’71, DOS

For more information about the awards and how to nominate a deserving individual, call 312.949.7080 or e-mail alumni@ico.edu.

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