NSU Student Wins Second-Place at Optometry Super Bowl
TAHLEQUAH - Northeastern State University College
of Optometry Student Selina McGee recently
took second-place honors at the twelfth-annual Varilux Optometry Super
Bowl. The super bowl was one of the events held at the 32nd Annual Conference
of the American Optometric Student Association in Philadelphia, PA. McGee,
from Leedy, OK, received $500 as the second-place winner.
Contestants from 19 schools and colleges of optometry participated
in the event answering questions like, A patient has an uncorrected
refractive error of - 1.50 - 2.00X 90 and their accommodation is relaxed.
What viewing distance places the circle of least confusion on the retina?
The answer: 40 CM.
The annual AOSA conference is attended by students from
nearly all the schools and colleges of optometry in the United States
and Canada. The AOSA represents more than 5,000 students from the 19 schools
and colleges. More than 25 students from NSUs College of Optometry
attended this years meeting.
Jody LeMarr, third-year student
from Broken Arrow, OK, was elected to the office of Secretary of the national
organization. Chad Fleming, fourth-year
student from Hutchison, KS, just completed a year as president of the
Conference events included education classes and a large
exhibit by optical suppliers and manufacturers.