About The Nurse

Mrs. Karen Hurst, RN, BSN

Phone: 623-376-4310


Degrees and Certifications:

Transfer program from GCC to ASU West. Graduated Summa Cum Laude from ASU in 1993.

Mrs. Karen Hurst, RN, BSN

My name is Karen Hurst and I am the school nurse at Highland Lakes School.

This is actually my 11th year at Highland Lakes and my 23rd year as a school nurse in our district.  I graduated Summa Cum Laude from ASU with my Bachelor's in Nursing and I worked in the hospital on the acute care floor for a while.  Then I started school nursing and I found something that made me happy -- especially working at Highland Lakes because this school really does care about its students.

I've also been lucky in the marriage department having been married for nearly 40 years.  We have two grown boys and 3 grandchildren.  I love the outdoors when it's not too hot.  I like to read and I love my dogs.