UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Freeholder Linda Carter presented ShonTe Smith of Plainfield with a resolution congratulating and commending her for organizing a book drive to benefit a library in Ho, Ghana.

Smith, who is a preschool teacher, went to Ghana last year on a volunteer teaching mission where she met a group of high school girls and promised them that she would send 3,000 books to their library.

On May 15, Smith proudly kept her promise, and sent 3,000 books off to Ho, Ghana.