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About Us

Jimmy & Shannon both grew up and still live in their hometown of Silex, Missouri.  To them, healthcare and educating others is a passion and they look forward to working with you to achieve your goals through workforce development courses and employment services in the heart of Lincoln County. 

Jimmy Hurt

Founder & Instructor


James pursued dual certifiate programs during high school and when he graduated, he was already a certified CNA and Phlebotomist.  


He joined the team in the Emergency Room at the Lincoln County Medical Center and attended Respond Right EMS Academy to receive his EMT license.  He also became a BLS Instructor through the American Heart Association.


In 2012, James received a Phlebotomist Instructor License and took on a role as instructiro at Pike Lincoln Technical Center.  While there, he restructured their phlebotomy program and trained a class of 10.


In 2013, he received his ACLS and PALS Instruction certifications form the American Heart Association as well as DOT certified specimen collection specialist and breath alcohol technician.

Cameo Winchester

Medical Assistant Instructor

Cameo is a graduate of Pike Lincoln Technical School's practical nursing class of 1997. She has been a LPN over 20 years, with much of her experience being in orthopaedic rehabilitation, wound care, geriatrics and home health. She is currently the supervisor of intake for a quickly growing home health company based out of University City, Missouri. She believes compassion is the most important attribute to becoming an exceptional healthcare provider.

Cameo has served in the US Army Reserves, and the Missouri National Guard as a combat medic. She resides in St. Peters, Missouri with her husband, Mark, and their 5 children. In her free time she enjoys karaoke, reading, cooking and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Shannon Lenk

Associate Instructor


Shannon comes to us with 13 years working as a nurse in addition to two prior years working as a nurse assistant.  


Shannon's strong background in hospital nursing, IV/venipuncture, as well as emergency and intensive care nursing, prompted her to want to assist Mr. Hurt with the exciting venture of creating the phlebotomy instruction and certification program through Lincoln County Technical Skills and Services.   



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