2018 Alumni Merit Awards: Vasilikitsa K. Antonopoulos

Wed Feb 6, 2019
Vasilikitsa K. Antonopoulos is the recipient of the 2018 Alumni Merit Award for Doisy College of Health Sciences. In 2010, Antonopoulos founded the Step by Step Care Group, which transitioned in 2016 to Lumiere Children's Therapy, a pediatric therapeutic practice focusing on a multidisciplinary approach to children's therapy, including speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work and behavioral therapy. Antonopoulos developed and implemented a customized therapeutic preschool program that is designed to support children and families who do not fit into traditional pre-K programs. She also added programming in the form of therapeutic playgroups which support children’s overall developmental needs while focusing on social function, emotional intelligence and skill development.The Alumni Merit Awards are presented annually to recognize alumni who exemplify the mission of Saint Louis University and have outstanding success in their professional lives, intellectual pursuits, community involvement and commitment to the university.Saint Louis University (http://www.slu.edu) is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of more than 13,000 students on two campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Building on a legacy of nearly 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good.Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SaintLouisU Twitter: https://twitter.com/SLU_Official Instagram: https://instagram.com/SLU_Official