Community service is one thing I absolutely love to do. I do not do community service because I have to. I do community service because I enjoy helping others. My favorite part is getting to see the happy faces once everything is successfully completed. I started helping at a young age. 4-H was one of the first leadership activities I got to do. I started out small then started doing more and more. I helped at day camps, fishing clinics, bicycle rodeos, and did a lot of other volunteer work. I became an ambassador for 4-H and the city of Goodland my sophomore year in high school. I participated in many community events because of these two groups. Pheasant’s Forever chapter of Goodland has been a huge part of my life. I was around the age of six when I started helping with set up, clean up, and the banquet in whole. I still do all of those activities but during the summer time I generally spend most of my time with younger 4-H kids. The first community service act I did during my internship was help with the children summer school. I went to North Elementary and helped a group of thirty five children learn about plants. The children were very intelligent and I could tell they were having a blast learning about everything as it was an interactive learning process. Kids a cookin’ is an activity through the extension office. I was in cooking for years with 4-H and I volunteer to help at kids a cookin’ during the summer. The four days I helped with were a joy. The kids made Sorbet Shakes, Egg Rolls, Zucchini brownies, Banana Cupcakes, Power Bites, Fruit Pizza, and much more. During this activity I washed a lot of dishes as the kids attending were younger and we had a time crunch. I enjoyed watching them get excited about the garden we went to see and talking about the different types of plants that they enjoyed the most. Overall community service is a big piece of my life, one I could not imagine not doing.