FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Katy Shea, daughter of John and Rose Shea, has been named valedictorian of her nursing class of 2017 at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn. Shea is a 2013 graduate of Yorktown High School. She is a member of the Mu Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the National Honor Society of nursing. She is also a member of Delta Epsilon Sigma, a national scholastic honor society. She has been hired to work as a registered nurse at Northern Westchester Hospital.
Yorktown's Shea Valedictorian of Nursing Class
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