on October 22, 2010, in Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Vickie Anne Palmer Hall
auditorium, marked the graduation of 120 Doctor of Chiropractic, three Associate
of Science in Chiropractic Technology, and two Master of Science in clinical
research degree recipients.
View the graduation
photo gallery here: http://www.palmer.edu//gallery/davgrad_102210/index.html
The commencement speaker was Assistant Professor Casey
Crisp, D.C., who is a faculty clinician for the Palmer Chiropractic Clinics.
“You have the best chiropractic education possible,” he told the graduates. “You
have the ability to change a person’s life. The next test is on the horizon.
Don’t let it scare you—embrace it.”
Jamy Brye, Coon Valley, Wis., and Marie Ripslinger,
Davenport, Iowa, were co-valedictorians of the graduating class. Chelsea
Hawkins, Osceola, Wis., was the salutatorian. Joshua Hanisch, Pella, Iowa,
received the Clinical Excellence Award, and Jennifer Scott, Fremont, Mich., won
the John Connolly Memorial Award for scholarship and involvement in Palmer and
community organizations. Nathan Lauenstein, Nebraska, received the Virgil V.
Strang Philosophy Award. In addition, Evan Beane, D.C., a 1969 graduate of
Palmer’s Davenport Campus from Defiance, Ohio, was granted a Fellowship in the
Palmer Academy of Chiropractic during the commencement ceremonies. The speaker
for the Honors Convocation was Palmer’s Chairman of the Technique Department
John Strazewski, D.C.
Doctor of Chiropractic graduates:
Arguello, Davenport, Iowa
Anya Dague, Eldridge,
Susan Ewen, Davenport, Iowa
Matthew Groves, Clinton, Iowa
Nicholas Micka, Davenport, Iowa
Marie Ripslinger, Davenport, Iowa
Matthew Strazewski, Eldridge, Iowa
Christopher Tuttle, Rock Island, Ill.