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NLS grad named Young Optometrist of the Year

Thomas Elton

SPICER — The Minnesota Optometric Association named Dr. Thomas Elton its Young Optometrist of the Year at the association's fall meeting.

Elton, who owns Elton EyeCare with several locations in the Twin Cities, is a graduate of New London-Spicer High School. His parents are Kimberly and Ronald Wothe of Spicer and Timothy and Donna Elton of Atwater.

Elton graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry and has been an active member of the Minnesota Optometric Association. He was elected to the board in March.

He has also taken mission trips to Mexico, China, Peru, Rwanda and Tanzania with One Sight Mission and a mission trip to Honduras with VOSH mission.