ICO to Honor Distinguished Optometrists at Homecoming

Updated: Jun 21, 2019

The Illinois College of Optometry is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Alumni Association Awards. Ten optometrists and one corporation will be honored for professional achievement, leadership in education and excellence in philanthropy, on Saturday, September 6 at the InterContinental Chicago.


The 2014 Alumni Association award recipients are:


Golden Gavel Awards Charles W. Harrill, OD ’74, Dipl. ABO Pamela A. Lowe, OD ’88, FAAO, Dipl. ABO Dominick M. Maino, OD ’78, MEd, FAAO, FCOVD-A Jeffrey R. Varanelli, OD ’98, FAAO, Dipl. ABO, ABCMO


Alumnus of the Year Award Donald J. Bush, OD ’79 (posthumously)


Young Alumnus of the Year Award Jennifer S. Harthan, OD ’06, FAAO


Distinguished Friend Award Essilor of America, Inc.


Professional Achievement Award Peter A. Russo, OD ’87, FAAO


Excellence in Education Award Yi Pang, OD, PhD, FAAO


Humanitarian Award Ruth S. McAndrews, OD ’79, FVI


Lifetime Service Award C. Clayton Powell, Sr., OD ’52, MPH, DOS

Congratulations to the 2014 Alumni Association Award winners. 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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