Vision Care Technology Students Honored at Spring 2012 Awards Ceremony
Three outstanding New York City College of Technology students were honored during the spring 2012 semester in ceremonies hosted by the Department of Vision Care Technology. Abigirl-Grace Adebanjo was presented with the New York State Society of Opticiansí (NYSSO) $500 Future of Opticianry Scholarship Award by NYSSO President Ethan Browne and Professor Joseph B. Sollecito, adjunct faculty member and a NYSSO director, in recognition of her academic achievements and promising future in the field. Also, honored with a $250.00 scholarship was Allen DelPeche.
Department Chair Robert Russo also presented the $250 Joseph L. Bacotti Scholarship Award to outstanding student Joseph Nawlo on behalf of the Opticians Alliance of New York. Professor Bacotti founded the department more than 40 years ago and the scholarship in his memory is presented to an honoree who has displayed high ethical and moral conduct as a student.