Maggie Bruno

Maggie Bruno, RN -- Class of 2007
Maggie BrunoAfter attending Collier High School for four years, Maggie attended Ocean County College with an interest in nursing.  She first received her Certified Nursing Assistant certificate and was employed in Home Health Care while taking classes to become a Registered Nurse.  In 2013, Maggie became a licensed Registered Nurse and began her career in the medical/surgical unit of Monmouth Medical Center.  Since 2015, she has been a full time intensive care unit nurse.  Maggie is currently taking classes at Kean University to receive her Bachelor's in Nursing.  Her future goal is to acquire her Master's in Nursing and then become a Nurse Practitioner. 

In her spare time, Maggie is involved and a member of the N.J. Nurses Union, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU.   She noted that, "I've learned how to be a voice for others and to refocus it for a good cause.  I am grateful to Collier High School for where I am in my life now.  I see how giving back honors what I received from others.  Like my counselor Patty Hart, who was always there for me.   CHS gave me the confidence I needed to believe in myself and my abilities."  

Maggie currently lives in Brick, NJ with her six year old daughter, Emelia.  As this was going to press, Maggie and her fiance were expecting a son in October 2017.