Laura is a resident of Catawba county, but originally from Mitchell County. She has 2 daughters, Mallorie and Madelyn and a son, Landon. She graduated from Caldwell Community College in 2008 with an associates degree in Applied Science for Speech Language Pathology Assistant. She has served in the pediatric field for 13 years with a passion for children with hearing impairments and autism. In her free time, she enjoys church activities, traveling to the mountains and beach, and spending time with her family.