York County 4-H’er gives back to her community

By Diane Palmer

Laurae DeasThe York County Crisis Pregnancy Center benefited because 4-H’er Laura Deas wanted to give back to her community.

Deas, 17, collected baby items from community organizations and donated them to the center as her 4-H citizenship and leadership project. She also painted two of the center’s rooms and asked her 4-H sewing club to make blankets for the center.

A homeschooler, Deas has been a 4-H member for eight years. She said she has gained self confidence and become a teen leader because of her 4-H experiences. She is involved in many other 4-H projects, including teaching younger members.

For information: 4-H Agent Margie Sippel, 803-684-9919, Ext. 113, msippel@clemson.edu