My name is Lauren Demarest, and I was born and raised in Rock Hill, SC. I graduated from Winthrop University with a degree in Early Childhood Education, and graduated with my master's degree in Divergent Learning from Columbia College. I am truly passionate about teaching and give my whole heart to the students in my class. This will be my twelfth year at Kinard. I work with an amazing team of professionals who focus on the individual needs of our students while providing them with a supportive environment that is rich with resources.