ST. LOUIS - The American Optometric Association's Paraoptometric Section is seeking nominations for the Paraoptometric of the Year Award, according to a press release from the organization.
The annual award is given "to the optometric assistant or technician who has made outstanding and worthwhile contributions to the profession of optometry, paraoptometry and the general public," the release said.
Nominees will be reviewed based on service, participation in public service activities and personal endorsement by the nominating individual. State Paraoptometric of the Year award winners are also eligible for the national nomination.
Nominations must be received by AOA on or prior to Feb. 1, 2011. The award will be presented during Optometry's Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 16.
For more information, contact the AOA Paraoptometric Section at (800) 365-2219, ext. 4108.