Meet Kijsa (pronounced long i and silent j, s sound not a z, Swedish for Karen), but you can call her Ky. Ky is a Certified Registered Foot Care Nurse from Barnum. She currently works as a Staff Nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital and provides foot care services in her off-time.

Ky graduated from Barnum High School and earned the highest honors with an Associate of Art’s Degree from Lake Superior College in the same year, 2006. She continued her education at Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College graduating with honors and an Associate of Science Degree/Nursing diploma in 2011.

Ky has always had a passion for healthcare, earning her certification as a registered nursing assistant when she was just 16 years old. She worked as a CNA while attending nursing school to earn her LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) and continued to work while earning her Registered Nursing (RN) Degree.