No More Standing By

When a tropical storm devastated her seaside town in 2015, Beth Petty decided she wouldn’t be forced to stand by for any future disasters. Now a fully trained, full-time firefighter, Petty says service opportunities seem to find her: “When you’re prepared, it’s like . . . wearing a name tag or a missionary badge. . . People look at you differently. They have an expectation of you, and they will come to you.”

Read the full story at BYU Magazine.

Full Name: 
Beth Petty
Grad Year: 
BS 2014
College: 
Business
Major: 
Recreation Management
Author: 
BYU Magazine
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