Blessing-Rieman radiology students place second in state competition

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Blessing Scholar Bowl Team members, from left, are Mason Alley and Kaleigh Roberts, Quincy; Emilie Falls, Palmyra, Mo.; and Allison Kasparie, Liberty. | Photo courtesy of Blessing Hospital

QUINCY — Senior students representing the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences Radiologic Technology program won second place during the Scholar Bowl competition held at the Illinois State Society of Radiologic Technology conference.

Eleven teams competed, answering questions about the science of radiologic technology.

Members of the senior Blessing Radiologic Technology class are Mason Alley, Kaleigh Roberts, Courtney Bunge, Hayley Milhauser and Zoey Savage, Quincy; Myah Gray, Hamilton; Abbie Tanner, Ursa; Allison Kasparie, Liberty; Hanna Thomas, Versailles; Emilie Falls, Palmyra, Mo.; and Hope Conners, Maywood, Mo.

Alley placed first at the statewide conference in the research presentation competition for his presentation on “COVID-19: Uncovering a Disease X.”

Blessing-Rieman offers bachelor of science degrees in nursing, radiologic technology and respiratory care with a direct transfer option and joint degree options through Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., and Quincy University. The college also offers an online RN-BSN, online RRT-BSRT, online master of science in nursing and an associate of science in medical laboratory technology.

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