This group speaks to the merits of the liberal arts approach to education at Bishop's
Vancouver, British Columbia (Vocus) October 2, 2009
Clearly Contacts is proud to announce that President and CEO, Roger Hardy has been awarded the Bishops Top 10 After 10 award, for his accomplishments with Clearly Contacts, and his involvement in the community since graduating from Bishops University.
The first-ever Bishop's Top 10 After 10 Award will be handed out today to the top ten alumni of Bishops University who have demonstrated superior leadership in business, education, science, community and volunteer services.
The award is meant to honor the recipients and share their success stories with prospective and current students at the University. The achievements of the winners demonstrate the quality of education they received as well as the pride that the University has in them.
"This group speaks to the merits of the liberal arts approach to education at Bishop's," said Principal Michael Goldbloom, "Having studied in a variety of academic disciplines, these remarkable individuals are now prominent business leaders, dedicated public servants, leading educators, researchers, and artists."
This is the inaugural year for the Bishops Top 10 After 10 award, honoring alumni who graduated between the years of 1988 and 1998. 140 alumni were nominated for the award, with the advisory and selection committee facing the daunting task of narrowing the field to the top 10.
Roger Hardy founded Clearly Contacts in 2000, and the company has been a great success since inception, making its' way onto multiple fastest growing companies lists, and earning Hardy the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Pacific, Business to Consumer category in 2006.
About Clearly Contacts:
Clearly Contacts, a subsidiary Coastal Contacts Inc. (http://www.coastalcontacts.com) is the world's leading direct-to-consumer vision products company which designs, produces and distributes a diversified offering of contact lenses and eyeglasses. , Coastal Contacts is proud to provide an affordable, convenient option for high quality vision care products to more than 150 countries worldwide. As new markets for eyeglasses and contact lenses evolve, the Company is positioned to become the vision product consumer's retailer of choice owing to its outstanding value and service. A leader in many of its markets, Coastal is rapidly advancing toward its goal of becoming the "World's Optical Store".
For Further Information:
Clearly Contacts Ltd.
604-669-1555 ext. 322
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