Kara DeFord, BSN, RN, NCSN - [email protected] 

Mrs.DeFord has been a nurse for 7 years and has been at AHS for 5. She is a Nationally Certified School Nurse with a special interest in mental health. Mrs.Deford volunteers with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and at community events for mental health awareness. She is trained as a QPR presenter and in Youth Mental Health First Aid.

When not at AHS, Mrs.DeFord loves spending time with her family, traveling, reading, hiking, walking, and practicing yoga.

Rebecca Gorney, BSN, RN - [email protected]

Rebecca has been a registered nurse for over 5 years. She has a history of working in intensive critical care along with addiction and substance abuse inpatient mental health. Rebecca has a passion for change, improving the future of students, and working to prevent substance abuse and end mental health stigma. 

When not at work, Rebecca loves spending time with her children and husband. Whether this is traveling, going to a concert or comedy show, or exploring the outdoors.