Health Care for Students At THS

Kids First Health Care provides high-quality health care services at a convenient location on campus for students enrolled at Thornton High School (THS) and Bollman Technical Education Center (BTEC). For an appointment at the THS Royal Health Center, please call 720-972-4976.

Medical Services Offered Include



Sick & Injury Care

Teen Health Care

Preventive Dental Care

Plus Much More


Anaiz Sotelo

Anaiz Sotelo, Clinic Operations Manager

Ms. Sotelo has worked at Kids First for more than three years. She currently serves as the Clinic Operations Manager. In this role, she coordinates the dental programming at BHS, THS, and ACHS; manages various IT projects; and assists with administrative tasks. Previously, she worked as a certified medical assistant for nine years and has experience in family practice, orthopedics, aesthetics, and pediatric practices.

Jessy Perz, Medical Provider

Ms. Perz joined the staff of Kids First Health Care as a nurse practitioner in 2019. As the nurse practitioner at Thornton High School (THS), she provides a variety of health care services, including acute care, annual physicals, asthma care, and reproductive health services, to THS and Bollman Technical Education Center (BTEC) students. She graduated from University of Colorado School of Nursing in May 2019 with a Master of Science, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree. She also has an active RN license for the state of Colorado.

Cassie Gabriel , Behavioral Health Professional

An employee of Community Reach Center, Ms. Gabriel joined the THS clinical team in December 2019. In 2013, Ms. Gabriel graduated from George Washington University with a Master of Art Therapy degree. She is a registered art therapist and a licensed professional counselor, who provides mental health services to THS and BTEC students.

Elle Simmons, Health Educator

Ms. Simmons joined Kids First in August 2019 after returning from service with the Peace Corps in Ethiopia as a Community Health Educator. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Sociology from Baylor University in May of 2019. As a Health Educator at Kids First, she provides resources and education regarding nutrition, reproductive health, and asthma management.

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