Molly grew up in Northwestern Kansas in Norton and has been a lifelong 4-H member. Her younger years were spent taking care of her animals, doing community service and getting her projects ready for the county fair. Growing up in a small town, the sense of community was strong and inspired her to follow a passion in helping others and working with youth in her education. In college, she studied Human Development and Family Science. Her professors all encouraged her to follow her passions and seek a career in Extension. After spending the last bit of college virtually and interning with two extension office she is happy to be coming back to her roots and working for the program that contributed so much to her growing up.