Name: MJ Bustamante 2023 Student Visionary Spotlight

Class Year: 2023

List the award(s) / scholarship(s) you have received
DR. MAX COHEN MEMORIAL AWARD for Volunteer Commitment to Community Service DR. STANLEY EISENBERG MEMORIAL AWARD For Excellence in Practice Development And Administration

What does receiving this award or scholarship mean to you?
I’m very appreciative to be recognized for the 2023 Community Service Award. Helping those in need has always been important to me, and I’ve been very fortunate to be a part of vibrant group of volunteer students and doctors here are SUNY. I’d like to thank all of my fellow colleagues for their time spent in the service of others; we are making a big difference in our community!

What are your plans following graduation?
I really look forward to working as a licensed Optometrist and providing outstanding care to patients. This is the dream I've been working for!