UNH Extension staff are in the field every day, working with Granite State residents to make life better in New Hampshire. Because they’re so often on the go, getting to know our specialists and educators can be challenging. That’s why we’ve created In the Weeds, an ongoing series of interviews with Extension staff. Get to know the people behind our programs, discover new opportunities and pick up a few music recommendations along the way.
Name: Olivia Saunders
The Carroll County 4-H Youth Leadership Team (YLT), Helen LaRowe, Kailey Deighan, and Davey Smith hosted a legislator dinner on April 3rd. Legislators Susan Ticehurst, Bill Nelson, Tom Buco and County Commissioners Amanda Bevard and David Babson attended the dinner. The youth engaged in conversation about local and state government. The legislators were eager to share ways the youth can become involved in government and praised the youth for their public speaking skills. Commissioner Amanda Bevard told the youth, “Politics make a true lifelong learner out of everyone”. The YLT shared