This is Richard and Dr. Kramer. Last night we went to an Omicron Kappa Upsilon banquet (OKU) and Richard was presented with the Kramer Award of Excellence. Each OKU chapter can select one 3rd year dental student to receive this award based on scholarship, integrity, character, and the potiential for advancement in the field of dentistry. For those of you wondering what OKU is, it is an fraternity for dental alumni. You cannot be inducted until after you have completed dental school. Inductees are selected by current members.
The banquet was at the Champions Club. For those of you that haven't been there, they have great food and it is a nice atmosphere. They also had a great pianist playing during our meal. It was fun to meet some of the faculty members that I have heard stories about, as well as to see people that I had already met. It was a fun evening. We don't get all dressed up very often, so it was a nice change. Here are a couple more pics:
Richard with his parents
This one is so my mom and Ruth can see the dress (click on the picture and it gets bigger, mom). If you know anything about me and dress shopping, you will understand that it is always disasterous until the very last minute! Therefore, they didn't get to see what I ended up with.