Joseph Ricci Memorial Award

The Joseph Ricci Memorial Award

On behalf of the Pennsylvania Vision Conservation Institute (VCI), the Pennsylvania Optometric Association Board of Directors will present annually two $500 awards and plaques to deserving 2nd or 3rd year students attending the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in recognition of outstanding involvement in the priorities of organized optometry. The award is named after the late Joseph Ricci, Esq., a previous executive director of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, whose dedication to optometry and its legislative issues was unwaivering.

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Recipients of the Joseph Ricci Memorial Award

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Year Nominee(s)
2024 Donna Edwards
Bonnie Foo
2023 Faustina Nguyen
Elizabeth Lyter

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