FORNEY, Texas — Joyce Rosales, the school nurse at Criswell Elementary School was named the Forney ISD Nurse of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year.

Stacie Brown, the Forney ISD Coordinator of Health, Wellness & Safety presented Ms. Rosales with the honor during a ceremony celebrating all Forney ISD school nurses on Wednesday, May 8.

In addition, Forney ISD also recognized Amanda Williams with the Rookie of the Year Award. Ms. Williams is in her first year with Forney ISD as the school nurse at Blackburn Elementary School.

National School Nurse Day was celebrated on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to recognize school nurses to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational setting. National School Nurse Day is celebrated during National Nurse Week.