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Austin ISD Celebrates Nurse, School Health Assistant of the Year

Austin ISD is proud to announce that Becky Jurgensen has been selected as School Nurse of the Year and Maryke Benner as School Health Assistant of the Year.

Jurgensen is the nurse at The Rosedale School, which serves students with complex medical and behavioral needs.

Her colleagues said she "is respected for being a great resource and teacher to other nurses as they attempt to manage medical conditions at their schools."

Staff members at Rosedale also recognized her exceptional communication and calm demeanor handling stressful situations.

Benner is the school health assistant at Mills and Baldwin elementary schools.

Her coworkers describe her as "a team player who takes responsibility for immunizations, records management, screenings and delivering exceptional customer service to students, families and staff."