Briar Cliff University Recognizes DPT Hooding Recipients

May 10, 2024

(Sioux City, Iowa – May 10, 2024) Briar Cliff University Doctor of Physical Therapy Department recognized 27 physical therapy students during the Hooding Ceremony, held in the Chapel of Our Lady of Grace.   


During the Ceremony, candidates received a hood, distinguished by both length (four feet) and color (teal) for their discipline. Candidates who received a hood, recognizing them as a Doctor of Physical Therapy, include: 

Alexis Albert (San Luis, CO); Emma Baker (Steen, MN); Isaac Beitz (Bondurant, IA); Sidney Blackburn (Waterville, KS); Haylee Bruns (Rulo, NE); Taylor Donner (Emerson, NE); Megan Driessen (George, IA); Harley Forry (Garner, IA); Jensen Froehlich (Sioux City, IA); Sidney Green (Lincoln, NE); Taylor Heitman (Lake City, MN); Alex Lagrutta (Exeter, CA); Kevin Line (Tokyo, Japan); Leticia Lopez (Omaha, NE); Leslie Lowe (Brookings, SD); Kyra Maguire (Wymore, NE); Keali Mari (Jackson, NE), Philip Newton (Clinton, IA); Alexander Nordstrom (Sioux Falls, SD); Thomas O’Connor (Colorado Springs, CO); McKenzie Penne (Farmington, AR); Adam Schmiesing (Mankato, MN); Holli Seger (Saint Jacob, IL); Aiko Sekino (Chicago, IL); Brandon Sime (Rapid City, SD); Nicholas Simpson (Fort Dodge, IA); Samantha Wyman (Silver Creek, NE). 

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