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.
A enfermeira Suzie Dorner foi quem lançou a moeda no cara ou coroa, vencido pelos @Chiefs.— NFL Brasil (@NFLBrasil) February 7, 2021
Suzie representou todos os profissionais de saúde ao redor do mundo que tanto fazem por nós neste tempo de pandemia.
OBRIGADO A VOCÊS! #SuperBowl #NFLBrasil pic.twitter.com/vA0vki7ta4
On Saturday, Dorner presented the NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award, which went to Washington's Alex Smith, during NFL Honors.