Celeste Baker, of Baton Rouge, recently received the Second Year Basic Science Award at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee.
She was honored at a fall convocation ceremony.
The award recognizes an optometry student demonstrating excellence in his or her science studies.
Baker, a graduate of LSU, is the daughter of Drs. Cynthia and Joseph Baker and William Ragsdale, all of Baton Rouge.