A Weymouth woman and her son who work at the same opticians have both graduated from Anglia Ruskin University with the same qualification.

Sharing the success

Lin and James Lynham work at Specsavers Weymouth and both completed their Certificate in Ophthalmic Dispensing course earlier this year. Lin was delighted to share her success with her son, and found it inspirational to meet Dame Mary Perkins, founder of Specsavers Opticians, who presented their awards.

She says: ‘It was wonderful to (literally) have been a part of James’ graduation ceremony!

‘I’ve been working at Specsavers Weymouth for 6 years and working alongside James has been great. He’s very talented and started 5 years ago as a Lab Technician – he’s now worked his way up to recently be enrolled on a fast-track Dispensing Optician course. We’re both passionate about our optical careers and I can’t wait to continue this journey with him.’

Valued members of the team

Specsavers Weymouth store director, Mark Hayles says: ‘Lin and James are both valued members of our team and we’d like to congratulate both of them for achieving their qualification. It goes to show how talents really do run in the family!’

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