Name: Sakshi Vasiu 2024 Student Visionary Spotlight

Class Year: 2024

List the award(s) / scholarship(s) you have received
Milton Scholarship Scott Tasker Folsom Scholarship

What does receiving this award or scholarship mean to you?
I am extremely grateful to receive both scholarships. Realizing how many people are committed to our education and professional journey keeps me motivated to do well in optometry school, and I hope to be an asset to the profession.

What are your plans following graduation?
I hope to do a contact lens residency after graduation.

What advice would you give incoming or prospective optometry students?
Optometry school is probably the last four years of your schooling. So while at times it can be daunting and frustrating, give it your all! Adopt a positive mindset for learning and growth and school will feel so much easier!