On October 5, 2012, I unexpectedly lost my husband. Mary, the school nurse, has been especially helpful to my two girls and me. She has visited our home and provided emotional support to my girls and my entire family. She has set the girls up with counseling, provided a safe place for them to be during the school day, and made sure that the entire family had happy holidays. Anyone can place a Band-Aid, but only a special person can tend to a broken heart. We love Nurse Mary.
—Nominated by Keitra Waterman