Committed to Care to Learn's mission of providing immediate funding to meet emergent needs in the areas of health, hunger, and hygiene so every student can be successful in school. As Liaison for the Republic Chapter, Natalie works within the Republic R-III School District to ensure student’s basic needs are being met and to raise funds to ensure Care to Learn – Republic continues its mission. You can contact Natalie at 417-732-3650 ext. 5153 or [email protected]
Nurse Botkin began her career as a cardiac nurse in 1993 for St. Johns and worked for 16years before coming to Republic Schools in 2007 as the high school nurse and director of nursing. Since 2013, Nurse Botkin has been the district's Health Services & Wellness Coordinator. She has been a registered nurse for 26 years, has a Bachelor's Degree in Science Nursing, and holds a national certification in school nursing. Nurse Botkin is a charter member of the Republic Care to Learn Chapter and has served as the chapter liaison for the last 3 years.