Marion Junior-Senior High School is pleased to welcome Lauren Penders as its new school nurse.
Mrs. Penders, who lives in Marion with her husband and two daughters, is a Wolcott native who worked for two years in pediatrics at Strong Hospital and three years in a pediatric office before coming to Marion.
Mrs. Penders said she enjoys working with children and getting to know them on a more personal level.
When listing reasons for becoming a school nurse, Mrs. Penders said, “I really wanted to become part of our community and felt this would be a great way to do so.”
Mrs. Penders is looking forward to getting to know the students and staff and helping everyone grow medically, physically and emotionally.
Mrs. Penders enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors and crafting. She also owns a small bow business that she enjoys working at in addition to being a nurse.