The following eight students from Central Oregon Community College have become certified yoga instructors through the Radiant Health Yoga Teacher Training Program: Chelsie Carter, Katherine Clock Brooke Gates, Ashlyn Newcomb, Jennifer Paulson, Carlyn Perry, Erica White and Deborah Wilson.

• Laura Brown has been named the Oregon School Nurse of the Year by the Oregon School Nurses Association. Brown is a nurse for the Bend-La Pine school district and this year she worked with Summit High School, S.T.R.I.V.E. and William E. Miller Elementary School. The National Board for Certification of School Nurses and the National Association of School Nurses recently awarded her for her advocacy.