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BRG School of Radiologic Technology Graduates 2020 Class

BATON ROUGE, La. – Thirteen students recently graduated from Baton Rouge General’s School of Radiologic Technology (SORT), joining the nearly 370 radiologic technologists who have completed BRG’s program since 1985. Radiologic technologists work in a wide variety of fields and are cross-trained in advanced technologies like CT, MRI, mammography, and heart catheterization and intervention.

During the Dec. 11 ceremony at Jefferson Baptist Church, the graduates received their diplomas after two years of prerequisites, two years of professional radiography program courses and six semesters of hands-on clinical time with seasoned practitioners. After receiving their diplomas, graduates take the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) exam. In recent years, BRG’s SORT graduates have exceeded the national average for pass rates.

During the ceremony, a number of honors were presented to students:

  • Student Technologist of the Year – Philip Arledge
  • Clinical Award of Excellence – Kassie Baio
  • Louell Phenald Student Service Award – Madison Duhon
  • Technologist Choice Award – Adam Doucet

BRG SORT 2020 graduates:

Philip Ryan Arledge, Mount Vernon, Texas

Kassie Lynn Baio, Holden

Elizabeth Ruth Bearden, Baton Rouge

Simone Nicole DeJean, Baton Rouge

Adam Michael Doucet, Baton Rouge

Madison Marie Duhon, Reserve

Jared Hoover, Baton Rouge

Sarah Elizabeth Patterson, Morgan City

Matthew Edward Swanner, Baton Rouge

Courtney Claire Stafford, Central

LaKreshia Washington, Belle Rose

Rakel Evette Wilson, Baton Rouge

Elizabeth Louvenia Wyatt, Central

BRG’s SORT also provides continuing education for experienced imaging technologists. With three campuses, BRG serves a diverse population that provides an ideal setting for its robust medical education and training programs.

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About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with over 600 licensed beds between three campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General is affiliated with several medical school programs, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @BRGeneral and Instagram @batonrougegeneral.