Ms. LaVerne M. Stephens is a Licensed Practical Nurse at Felton Laboratory School. She is a graduate of Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. Ms. Stephens is presently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at South Carolina State University.
She has over 33 years of nursing experience. Her nursing experiences began at Bamberg Memorial Hospital, where she worked all departments except the operating room. From there she went to Palmetto Richland in Columbia, SC, where she worked in critical care units. She was next employed by Preferred Healthcare Staffing, INC, where she worked in the progressive care units at Providence Hospital in Columbia, SC. as a travel nurse. She then did per-deem nursing where she worked at many different institutions until she came to SCSU at Brooks Health Center, then Felton Laboratory School and now continues as the school nurse at Felton Laboratory Charter School. Ms. Stephens is well diverse in pediatrics, medical-surgical, cardiac care, critical care, geriatrics, trauma, rehabilitation, and emergency nursing.
Mr. Stephens is the mother of four adult children, three males and one female, and has two grandchildren. She is a member of True Vine Church of God in Bamberg, SC. She is the founder of the, Better Health & Wellness Ministry, in order to reach out to the community and help people learn to take steps to better their health and prolong their life and the lives of their families.