As faculty marshal, Harvey Morter, M.S., left, leads
the convocation procession and the recessional at the
Davenport Campus March graduation ceremonies.
During the Feb. 23 Davenport Campus commencement ceremonies in
Lyceum Hall, 154 Doctors of Chiropractic, 12 Bachelor of Science, two
Associate of Science in Chiropractic Technology, and two Master of
Science in Clinical Science degrees were conferred.
The commencement speech was delivered by Joan M. Fallon, D.C., a 1983
graduate of the Davenport Campus and L.C.P. (hon.) recipient. Dr. Fallon
completed her speech with a series of challenges. “I dare you to be bold,”
she said. “I dare you to go out into the world and challenge your patients to
a healthier life. And I dare you to be the best chiropractor you can be.”
Class 071 valedictorians were Janel Frey-Voelker, Mar Fritz and Matthias
Hutzenbiler. Ms. Frey-Voelker also received the Clinical Excellence Award.
The salutatorian was Rodney Schroeder. Sylvester Owusu was the recipient
of the Virgil V. Strang Philosophy Award.