1, 811 candidates took NBEO Part I Applied Basic Sciences. It was a student from Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO) Mallori B. Aschenbrenner, a fourth-year student, who earned highest honors. Mallori Aschenbrenner scored the highest in the country and subsequently has been named the recipient of the 2012 Dr. Norman E. Wallis Award for Excellence, which consists of a personalized plaque and full refund of the Part I registration fee. Mallori will receive the award at the Annual Meeting of the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) by Dr. Nancy Peterson-Klein, President of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry, on June 28 in Chicago, IL.
A big congratulations to Mallori Aschenbrenner on a wonderful achievement.
A member of SCCO’s Class of 2013, Mallori Aschenbrenner is pictured with College President Kevin L. Alexander, O.D., Ph.D.