CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group, in conjunction with CooperVision Specialty EyeCare, has announced the finalists of the 8th Annual Optometry Student Challenge. The six student challenge finalists will present their posters during a live webinar event tonight, Dec. 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET. A panel of judges and audience participants will vote to determine the winners. The Optometry Student Challenge will award travel grants of $1,500 each to three third or fourth-year optometry students to attend the 2023 Global Specialty Lens Symposium (GSLS), to be held on Jan. 18 -21, 2023, in Las Vegas to present their winning scientific poster on a topic, of the student’s choice, related to contact lenses.

"We invite you to join us for this exciting evening of challenge presentations. Show your support for your future colleagues and vote for which finalists should win a travel grant to GSLS,” said Dede Reyes, ABB manager, consultation & education, specialty contact lens. “This year’s students have put a tremendous effort into their presentations, and we are excited for them to connect with their peers as they begin their optometry careers.”

The finalists presenting include:

To register for the event go to: