Spillers Spotlight: April, Treatment Coordinator

Name: April

Hometown: Warner Robins, Ga.

Position at Spillers Ortho: Treatment Coordinator

Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 20 years

What did you want to be when you grew up? Trauma nurse

What was your first job? I began working as a sterilization technician at Spillers Orthodontics at age 16. I then became a certified orthodontic assistant. I’ve been here so long I can do almost any job. I’m presently a treatment coordinator and CPR instructor. Dr. Spillers has been a very influential person in my life.

If you could have any other job for just one day, what would it be and why? I’d be a forensic pathologist. The human body is an amazing creation and you can never know enough about it.

Favorite meal/food: Pizza

Favorite band/music: All genres – from Journey to Kenny Chesney

What accomplishment are you proudest of? Being a mother

What do you like to do in your spare time? I like to garden.

Any cool or hidden talents? I’m a licensed funeral service apprentice.

What’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you? While touring Alcatraz, a seagull pooped on my sunglasses.

What do you wish you were doing right now? Selling coconut juice on the beach in Fiji

What is one place you want to travel right now? Auschwitz in Poland

Do you have children or pets? If so, what are their names and ages? My daughter, Kennedy, is eight. My son, Micah, is five. And, we have a dachshund named Gracie.

Any pet peeves? Poor grammar

What are you most grateful for in your life? Family and friends that are like family

Words of wisdom (or quote you like): “When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.” –Patrick Overton

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