Sponsored by our OTT chapter, Prior to the initiation ceremony, Dr. William Underwood presented the results of his dissertation research to the group. In his dissertation study Bill examined the relationship of community college Opticianry student outcomes with instructional delivery methods and student age. He defended his dissertation on November 7, 2013.
After lunch, which was provided by Chef Bonnie James, Shetay Ashford’s mom, Dr. Johanna Lasonen, Chapter Advisor, introduced the ceremony providing some historical background about OTT and the Alpha Gamma Chapter at USF. Dr. Lasonen also sponsored the cake to celebrate the initiation of new members.
The new members are Dian Ginsberg, Deborah Lanigan, Candice Pietri, Paula Rich, Cheryl Rizi, Lori Scribner, LaTonya Williams, Jenny Burrell, Denise Skivers, Marilyn Leon, Corella Edwards, SharlTonya Weathers, Dioan Johnson, Norma Bedell, Simone Brookins, Anthony Grant. The new members are currently in the process of completing the Master of Arts in Career and Technical Education. Congratulations on your induction to OTT’s Alpha Gamma Chapter!
In an upcoming ceremony scheduled on January 4th, 2014, doctoral students will be inducted into our OTT chapter as well. Below are some pictures of the initiation on December 9th.