June Jefferson Award winner: Sumter man trying to make an impact in the life of a child

June Jefferson Award winner Barney Gadson

SUMTER, SC (WACH) – This month’s Jefferson award winner is a man looking to make a difference in the kids of his community.

Barney Gadson directs a program in Sumter County called Helping Youth Pursue Excellence or H.Y.P.E.

Gadson says the program offers many things like a bible study and teaching the youth reading and writing.

Our Janet Parker sat down with Gadson to find out more about the program and what pushes him to make a difference in the lives of children.

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