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Recipients – 2014-15

Audri Shelton

Audri SheltonAs a graduate of East Kentwood High School, Audri is excited to pursue her dream of graduating from Western Michigan University where she is double majoring in business and gender studies.  In high school, she was engaged in developing as a Christ like, cross cultural, servant leader through the Grand Rapids Initiative for Leaders. She was a committed volunteer who invested deeply in Middle School girls through the youth ministry at Madison Square Church. She’s highly invested in thriving academically and being a light for Christ wherever she is called. At Western, she serves in Students Making Awesome Change in Kalamazoo promoting awareness of healthy living for college students. She hopes to own her own salon one day as well as serve as an activist for women. We look forward to seeing what God has in store for her future.


Gershom Uredi

Gershom UrediGershom is a graduate of the Potter’s House Christian High School.  He has served in a variety of ministries across Grand Rapids serving children and teenagers. Gershom is attending Cornerstone University where he is playing soccer and serving as a spiritual leader on his campus.  He is majoring in business and dreams of returning to Africa where he can play a key role in developing jobs for men and women that will cause them to thrive.