Skip to main content

SVOSH Plays Trivia.

SVOSH Hosts Annual Trivia Night


SVOSH held its annual trivia night on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at The Heights in Richmond Heights.  The trivia night drew a total of 13 teams.    The night was filled with fun, food and trivia including various interesting categories including:  “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Category”, “Potent Potables (Your host is an Alcoholic)”, “How Much Did you Pay for that Rock and Roll Haircut and/or Beard”, “Snacks (Things Your Mom Gave You as a Kid When She Was too Drunk to Cook)”,
“Fast Food Items," and Lion's, Tiger's and Bears --Oh My!


 The winning team was Brian Link, Allison Fick, and Matt Jones. Second place team was Phil Leukenhoff, Luke Crader, Daniel Purvis, Francis-Arden Purvis, and Ben Wacker. Third place team was Rob Ensley, Amanda Nicklas, Neil David, Cecilia David Capes, Todd Capes, and Matt DeKinder.  

Second place team was Phil Leukenhoff (center), Luke Crader (left), Daniel Purvis (left back), Francis-Arden Purvis (right), and Ben Wacker (back right)

Host of the Event

Class of 2017 Team: left to right: Marie Oliver, Lindsay Swenson, Krystyna Golden, Aric Katz, and Coral Pucci
The money raised will help to fund the SVOSH scholarships for optometry students to go on mission trips!

Photos by: Lauren Lombardi
Story:  Kristen Kramlich














 
The money raised is going to help fund SVOSH scholarships for us optometry students to go on mission trips!

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

UMSL Students Flourish: Receive Awards, Honors, and Leadership Positions at Optometry's Meeting

In the College of Optometry’s 37-year history it is very likely that UMSL pride has never been more evident than it was June 21 – 25 in Washington, D.C. at Optometry’s Meeting. UMSL dominated the honors awarded to students and won the respect of the 2,300 students nationwide who were in attendance.  Want proof?
How about this: 1. Recipient of one of  AOSA's highest honors: "The Spirit Award" 2. Two recipients of the College being awarded a first place $15,000 scholarship in a highly competivie national competition 3. One UMSL student elected as the National Liaison to the AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section 4. One UMSL student was selected as one of two finalists for AOSA National President (the election will be held at a later date).
UMSL’s presence was made known at the very beginning of the meeting when Kate Hamm (’19) was selected to perform the National Anthem at the Opening Ceremony of Optometry’s Meeting.  It just continued to get better.  The Spirit Award, given annual…

UMSL Hosts the 2017 Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators 34th Annual Educational Workshop

The UMSL College of Optometry was host to 56 contact lens educators from all of the Colleges in North America as well as 23 representatives from contact lens industry sponsors as host of the 34th Annual Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators(AOCLE) Annual Educational Workshop, held June 1 – 3.  The theme of the meeting was ““Scleral Lenses: The Good, The Bad, The Technology.” Guest lecturers included renown scleral lens innovators Drs. Christine Sindt and Jason Jedlicka.  Attendees had the opportunity to participate in workshops pertaining to scleral lens evaluation and fitting.  A highlight of the workshop was a tour of the new UMSL Patient Care Center.  The organizing committee consisted of Drs. Julie DeKinder, Vinita Henry, Ed Bennett, and Beth Henderson with Dr. DeKinder doing a wonderful job as Chair of the committee.  And she was very pleased to have this opportunity as she relates: “It was an honor to host the AOCLE at UMSL.  Having the opportunity to showcase our new…

Farewell and Good Luck Class of 2017

Farewell, Young Doctors. Go Be The Vision. Dear Class of 2017;
This was Nick's final email email to the Class of 2017 on Thursday, May 11, 2017.—23,890+ emails later… Today, May 12, 2017 they graduate as Doctor's of Optometry.  Please indulge me for a bit… If I were to give your commencement address…Here is what I would have to say to each of you and to be honest—I don’t like goodbyes, so this will help capture my thoughts and feelings.  Today, we celebrate your commencement.  Cheers- Nick
This is all because of you.
Four years ago each of you began a journey together—not knowing what to expect or what to do, but you quickly learned the next four years would be a challenge.  Through it all though, you stood tough.  Quite frankly, it wasn’t always easy and I am sure moments questioning your decision crossed your mind—maybe more than once.  Always remember this: If it was meant to be easy then everyone would be here, but that is not the case.  You are one of a small group of dedicat…