October 21, 2019
Dr. Hunter Foutch of Liberty, TN is the 2019 recipient of the Young Optometrist of the Year award. On October 11, 2019 the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians met in Gatlinburg, TN for their 118th Annual Congress and presented the award to Dr. Foutch. He is a 2017 graduate of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN and completed a residency program in Ocular Disease Treatment and Management in 2018 at Southeast Eye Specialist in Chattanooga, TN. Dr. Foutch currently practices in Smithville, TN with his father, Dr. David Foutch at Foutch Eyecare.
Dr. Mark Kapperman of Chattanooga, TN made the presentation on behalf of the Awards Committee consisting of Dr. Jeff Foster of Newport, TN, Dr. Stan Dickerson of Columbia, TN and Dr. Kapperman.
Dr. Foutch is the son of David and Kim Foutch, and the grandson of Joe and Mainell Foutch and the late Jim and Jan Eddins.