During the event, graduates, family and friends heard remarks from the following:
- Dr. Stanley Woo (Director, School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo)
- Dr. Langis Michaud (Director, l’École d’optométrie de l’Université de Montréal)
- Dr. Robert Lemieux (Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo)
- Dr. Michael Nelson (President, Canadian Association of Optometrists)
- Dr. Paul Chris (Executive Director, FORAC (Federation of the Optometric Regulatory and Licensing Bodies in Canada)
During the event, the 2021 Doctor of Optometry (OD) Student Award winners were also announced - full details can be found in our graduation celebration program.
As we were unable to host our traditional ceremony, please join us in congratulating all of the recipients who are being recognized for their academic and clinical achievements, as well as their many contributions to the School and beyond. These awards have been made possible, thanks to our generous donors. We truly appreciate the many ways that they support our students!
Congratulations to all our award winners and graduates - we wish you well on the next chapter of your lives!