Karen Laywell joined the Meridian staff in 2018. She has been a proud Meridian parent since 2016. Karen is originally from Ohio and has lived in several different states while working for the YMCA as a Program Director running programs such as Summer Camp, Outdoor Education and Conferences and Retreats. She is excited to apply her experience with kids and families to working with Meridian students and supporting our wonderful nurses. Karen’s free time is spent exploring the outdoors with her family and taking care of their many animals.