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Optometry student earns three awards

Seth Jones of Mocksville earned the Dr. Les Manning Endowed Award, the First Year Clinical Science Award and the First Year Basic Science Award at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn.

The clinical and basic science awards recognize a student who has excelled academically and demonstrated exceptional clinical skills.

The Manning Endowed Award goes to an outstanding student from North Carolina, with preference given to Wake Forest alumni. It comes with a $1,000 monetary award.

Jones is the son of Melanie and Brad Jones. He is a graduate of Davie High School and Wake Forest University.