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Revere High School grad honored on field, in poem recited by Amanda Gorman at Super Bowl LV

Suzie Dorner coin toss
Posted at 7:50 PM, Feb 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-07 19:50:06-05

TAMPA, Fla.  — One of Northeast Ohio’s own was recognized during Super Bowl LV, even getting to take part in a special moment of the game.

Suzie Dorner, a COVID-19 ICU nurse manager in Tampa, is also a 2008 graduate of Revere High School.

The Revere grad was featured in a poem recited by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman and after, took the field to represent the 7,500 health care workers in attendance who received free tickets to the Super Bowl.

Dorner was an honorary captain of Super Bowl LV, even getting to flip the coin during the opening coin toss.

On Saturday, Dorner presented the NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award, which went to Washington's Alex Smith, during NFL Honors.