VOL. 118 | NO. 172 | Wednesday, September 22, 2004
Local Attorney Named Chairperson of ABA Business Law Section
SCO President Earns Distinguished Service Award
The Tennessee Optometric Association presented Dr.
William E. Cochran with its 2004 Distinguished Service Award. Cochran is
president of the Southern College of Optometry. He currently serves on the
National Board of Examiners in Optometry and the Executive Committee of the
Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry. He is past-president of the
Barbara Mayden was named chairman of the American Bar
Associations business law section. Mayden is a corporate attorney with Bass,
Berry & Sims PLC. She is a graduate of Indiana University and the University
of Georgia School of Law.
Dr. Janette Dumas joined the faculty of the Southern
College of Optometry as a clinical instructor. Previously, Dumas was the
pediatric resident in the residency program at The Eye Center at SCO. She
earned a doctor of optometry degree at the University of Missouri-St. Louis
College of Optometry.
Sonja Emziah joined the Girl Scout Council of the
Mid-South as program and volunteer development director. Raleigh Walker
joined the organization as field executive. Vanessa Gray joined as In
the School Day coordinator.
Dr. Charles L. Haine received the 2004 Foley House
Award from his alma mater, Indiana University School of Optometry. Haine is
vice president for academic affairs and a professor at the Southern College of
Optometry. Along with a doctor of optometry degree from Indiana University
School of Optometry, Haine received bachelors and masters degrees from
The following people have been hired or promoted at
archer>malmo: Melissa Webb, associate media director; Pete
Montgomery, Erin Reynolds and Stephanie Riggs, senior account
executives; Kong Wee Pang, assistant art director; and Monica Clifton,
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen appointed Margaret Troy of
Memphis to the Health Services and Development Agency.
Dr. R. Alan Landers joined the faculty of the
Southern College of Optometry as a clinical instructor. Landers previously
spent several years in private practice in Atlanta. He earned a doctor of
optometry degree at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
Dr. Paul D. Mormon joined the faculty of the Southern
College of Optometry as a clinical instructor. Mormon, who previously served as
an associate adjunct faculty member, earned a doctor of optometry degree at
Regina Kent Clay was selected for membership in the
Realtors Land Institute, where she will work toward the accredited land
consultant designation. Clay is an affiliate broker with Crye-Leike Realtors.
She also holds the Graduate Realtors Institute designation.
Liz Awsumb was awarded Grace-St. Lukes Episcopal
Schools Lorena Webber Walker Award for 2004. Awsumb, a kindergarten teacher,
has been with the school for eight years.
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. announced the addition of two
new district sales representatives: Graham L. Moore and James M.
Wright. Moore has eight years of experience in the transportation industry.
He received a bachelors degree from Bellevue Community College. Wright has 10 years
of experience in transportation. He received a bachelors degree from the
University of Mississippi. He previously worked as a dispatcher with Old
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis named Detective Steve
Montgomery of the Shelby County Sheriffs Office Deputy of the Year. Montgomery
leads a team of investigators in the Sheriffs Office ALERT Squad, or Area Law
Enforcement Retail Team. Montgomery conceived the idea for the ALERT squad.