FBISD’s Natalie Bostic honored among Houston Chronicle’s 2020 Top 150 Nurses (4/14/2020)
FORT BEND ISD (April 14, 2020) – Congratulations to Natalie Bostic, school nurse at the James Reese Career and Technical Center, on being recognized in the Houston Chronicle’s 2020 Salute to Nurses award program. Each year, thousands of nurses throughout the Houston area are nominated by their patients or colleagues for the honor, with only 150 chosen for the award. The Houston Chronicle recognizes the esteemed group of healthcare professionals for their contributions and efforts in making a tangible, positive impact in the nursing community. In recognition of National Nurses Week, May 6-12, the Houston Chronicle will celebrate the honorees and their companies during their annual Salute to Nurses Special Section on Sunday, May 3, 2020.
“I am overwhelmed with honor and pride,” said Bostic. “I see this recognition as a blessing for my years of dedication and service as a nurse, especially a school nurse.”
Bostic believes nurses are called to the profession and has worked as a school nurse for 18 years, 15 of which have been in FBISD. During that time, she has served as a nurse supervisor, mentor to those new to the profession and preceptor to student nurses from local schools of nursing. In addition to serving at the Reese Center, she has also worked at Marshall High School, McAuliffe Middle School, Lakeview Elementary and Ferndell Henry Center for Learning. Prior to becoming a school nurse, she worked in various hospitals, including Shriners Hospital for Children. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Prairie View A&M College of Nursing and serves on the Texas School Nurse Organization (TSNO) Region IV Executive Board and Peer Review Committee and is a member of the National Professional Nursing Organization Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Incorporated, Zeta Chi Chapter.