Lakewood graduate Karen P. Cooper will became Dr. Cooper on June 6 when she is awarded the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. She is the daughter of Jim and Christy Cooper of Buckeye Lake. During her OSU studies, she organized a mission trip to Jamaica. Six OSU dental students participated in a 1000 Smiles project which provides free dental care. The new Dr. Cooper also introduced some of her patients to the State of Ohio. She plans on practicing in Georgia. Courtesy photo.