Essilor Perseverance Award

Sandra Al Ayoubi, an opticianry student in her third semester at Collège Édouard-Montpetit, recently earned the Essilor Perseverance award. Al Ayoubi was presented the $1,000 prize at a ceremony organized by the Fonds de développement du Collège Édouard-Montpetit onMay 9 2013.

To qualify for the Essilor Perseverance award, opticianry students must, among other things, maintain a predetermined average in their training courses, obtain a written affirmation from a coordinator attesting to their diligence (no absences from training courses) and write a 250-word essay highlighting their commitment and perseverance. The final selection is made by a committee that carefully examines all submissions.