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UMSL Optometry February 2015 Student Spotlight

Every month the Office of Student Services with the College of Optometry seeks nomination from the faculty, staff, and students of the college in an effort to recognize one student who exemplifies our student body.  

  The Student Spotlight for February 2015 is:
  Taylor Dahms (Class of 2018)

Taylor received several nominations from students and faculty and staff for this month's recognition and the comments shared about Taylor are indicative of the impact our students have on fellow students and the college as a whole. 

Taylor Dahms '18  (UMSL OPTOMETRY)

Here are the comments from those who nominated Taylor:

She goes above and beyond to make sure everyone understands the material and has all the resources they need to be successful

She cares for the class's success, organizes notes and lecture materials for all of us. She is extremely nice and always friendly to everyone.

She truly cares about the class and helps everyone out with note taking.

Taylor always goes above and beyond for everybody. Not only is she the academic chair for our class, but she goes out of her way to help everybody out as much as she can. A few examples: She brought in pastries for our first APD test. She offered to lend out her dresses for eyeball for those who need one. She let everyone know about a cute optometry themed bracelet. Also, I can't stress how amazing she has been as the academic chair. She constantly questions everyone on what is/isn't working for us and makes changes accordingly. She makes sure everyone is up on their studying and makes study guides. I'll just wrap up by saying that I am certain that, even though there are many students that are helpful, organized, and friendly, there is no one that comes close to how amazing Taylor Dahms is and we are all extremely lucky to have her in our class.

Congratulations Taylor on being the UMSL|Optometry February 2015 Student Spotlight winner!!!


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