Conroe ISD nurse saves man’s life

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Nurse Rachelle L. Thinnes poses for a portrait with Dr. Don Stockton, CISD Superintendent, and Principal Tamika Taylor

On Feb. 24, a guest at Travis Intermediate School went into cardiac arrest prompting the quick action of the school’s staff. Now, the American Heart Association and Conroe ISD are honoring the school nurse who saved his life.

The AHA and CISD surprised Rachelle L. Thinnes with the AHA’s Heart Saver Hero Award on Monday in the Travis Intermediate School’s library. But when the moment came, Thinnes said it was like being a “deer in headlights” and said she feels she does not deserve the recognition. click here for complete story