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SCO’s Alex is Here to Win!

Last, but definitely not least, meet Alex Soliz ’18 from Longview, TX representing Southern College of Optometry (SCO).

She enjoys swimming, disc golf, and taking way too many pictures of her dog. She also once kissed a giraffe in Kenya! Evidence here:

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Welcome to the OSB, Alex!

Will Derek Hennig make it big?

Derek Hennig, Class of 2017, is representing the Southern College of Optometry (SCO) for OSB 25! His hometown is Charleston, Illinois. Derek participates in all kinds of athletics like hiking, biking, and fishing. He also enjoys listening to music and going to Bible study. He says “My fun fact is that I played in a Christian band for three years during undergrad and recorded two albums!” Derek’s goal is to live a Christ-centered life, letting Him guide and control his marriage, family life, patient care, and optometric goals.

Ben Roach Rallies a Crowd at OSB!

ben roach SCOBenjamin Roach is representing the Southern College of Optometry (SCO) for OSB! Ben is in the Class of 2017 and is very active in school such as being the Sports Vision Section Liaison, SGA Class Representative, and Student Ambassador. His hometown is in The Woodlands of Texas. Ben says, “My hobbies include saving vision (duh), sports, and cooking. I am recently engaged to my high school sweetheart (who is also a student at SCO!).” Ben is hoping to be residency trained and work in academics somewhere down the line.