Part Two of #BattleoftheTrustees
The lovely Kallie Kappes (’18) from Elko, Nevada will be representing Southern California College of Optometry – Marshall B. Ketchum University (SCCO) at the OSB.
Kallie had an accomodative esotropia as a kid, which may have contributed to her interest in optometry. Prior to becoming the SCCO student bowl champ, she was the 2016-2017 SCCO AOSA Trustee. Her passion for the optometry profession didn’t stop after her Trustee term was over; she hopes to become even more involved with her state association upon graduation. Way to go Kallie!
Her other goals include winning the student bowl, completing a residency, and adopting a puppy.
When Kallie is not out fighting for our profession, she likes to cook, run, go to the beach, and eat M&M’s (her favorite candy).
In the meantime, she claims to be part of a rigorous student bowl training program so watch out contestants!
Keep calm and Kallie on, SCCO…Kallie has you covered at the OSB.
Stephen Ridder is representing the Marshall B. Ketchum University, School of Optometry (MKBU), also known as, the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO) and is currently in the Class of 2017! His hometown lies in Anaheim, California. Stephen does not turn down a chance to go backpacking, rock climbing, cycling, hiking, and explore the great outdoors!
Besides winning the student bowl, Stephen wants to backpack the Laugavegurinn trail in Iceland (rumored to be where Tolkien visited immediately before writing the Lord of the Rings novels). We welcome Stephen to the Varilux® Optometry Student Bowl™!
Benjamin Jager is representing the Marshall B. Ketchum University, School of Optometry (MKBU), also known as, the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO) and is currently in the Class of 2016! His hometown lies in Baker City, Oregon. Ben does not turn down a chance to play basketball and tennis. He also enjoys cooking, homebrewing beer, and hiking. Ben’s goal is to complete a residency in ocular disease. We welcome Ben to the Varilux® Optometry Student Bowl™!