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“Outstanding Youth Kori Robinson”

We are proud to introduce Ms. Kori Robinson, she is a 17-year-old Senior attending McCluer South-Berkeley High School in St. Louis, Mo. Kori is an honor roll student with a current G.P.A. of 3.7.  She is in the top 20 of her class of 110 students.

Kori is currently taking four Advanced Placement (AP) courses and has already received dual credit from the University of Missouri in Pre-Calculus and now in Calculus.  Kori manages to maintain her grades while serving as an active member of several school organizations to include; the A+ Program, National Honors Society, and the DECA Program, while working a part-time job.
Her goal upon graduation is to further her studies at Southern University and A&M College of Louisiana in the fall 2019. Her goal is to become a Dermatologist to help people all over the world improve and maintain healthy skin. Kori loves to draw and build things; she’s very good with her hands.

In her free time, she loves to shop and get her nails done. This young lady has a strong faith in God and believes that with God on her side she can achieve anything that she sets her mind to. This young lady is destined for success!

Help us Celebrate this Outstanding young woman who definitely deserves to be recognized!
Thanks to your generous donations and proceeds from your purchases of our products located under the “Free Gifts,” option on the Home Page, Kori Robinson will be receiving a Certificate of Achievement, a “I Support St. Louis Prayer Project” t-shirt, a “Prayer Changes Everything” prayer journal, and a $100 Foot Locker gift card. Please continue to share and donate so that other outstanding young people can be recognized for their good deeds each month. Remember, we pray for all our children sometimes even more for those who may be struggling; however, we can’t forget the importance of motivating and empowering those that are putting their best foot forward and making great strides by staying out of trouble. Peer pressure is real, that is why St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc. wants to feature “Outstanding Youth” that serve as role models for their peers by doing good. Making good positive choices is the new “Cool.”

 

 


 

“Outstanding Youth Amaris Joi Campbell”

We are proud to introduce Ms. Amaris Joi Campbell, she is a 16-year-old Junior attending McClure North High School in St. Louis, Mo. Amaris current G.P.A. is 3.50. She is a member of the Honor’s Society at her school.

In her free time, Amaris has a passion for fashion and modeling. She started modeling at the age of 13 years old, and with the help of her Walk Coach, Michael Jones, she has had the opportunity of walking the runway in several known fashion shows; “Breath of Life,” “Walk Fashion Show St. Louis,” and “Rock the Community Fashion Show,” just to name a few. She has also been hired by local boutiques to model clothing for their websites and social media platforms. As a result of her love for modeling, Amaris is inspired to become a Fashion Designer and Fashion Model in the near future.

Amaris has proven to be a “Go-Getter,” and recently set the goal of obtaining her first job by the time she turned 16 years old; she accomplished this goal by landing her first job on her 16th birthday, June 27, 2018. This is just one of many of her goals; she has set high goals for her future and she’s working hard to accomplish them one by one. She is funny and loving and enjoys setting a positive example for her younger sister Zoe.

During the holiday season she enjoys giving back to the community by serving as a volunteer to feed the homeless. Upon graduation from high school, Amaris plans to attend college and become a Medical Psychologist.

Help us Celebrate this Outstanding young woman who definitely deserves to be recognized!
Thanks to your generous donations and proceeds from your purchases of our products located under the “Free Gifts,” option on the Home Page, Amaris Campbell will be receiving a Certificate of Achievement, a “I Support St. Louis Prayer Project” t-shirt, a “Prayer Changes Everything” prayer journal, and a $100 Foot Locker gift card. Please continue to share and donate so that other outstanding young people can be recognized for their good deeds each month. Remember, we pray for all our children sometimes even more for those who may be struggling; however, we can’t forget the importance of motivating and empowering those that are putting their best foot forward and making great strides by staying out of trouble. Peer pressure is real, that is why St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc. wants to feature “Outstanding Youth” that serve as role models for their peers by doing good. Making good positive choices is the new “Cool.”

 

 

Outstanding Youth, “J’dyn Green”

We are proud to introduce Ms. J’dyn Green, a 15-year-old young lady from St. Louis, Mo. J’dyn is a sophomore that attends Timberland High School in Lake St. Louis, MO. She is passionate about thriving in life and has a dream to attend UCLA in Los Angeles, California. Her dream is to one day become a Sports Medicine Therapist. Her ultimate goal is to compete in the U.S. Olympic in 2021 by throwing the Shot Put, Discus, Hammer Throw and Weight Throw. She was blessed to be the only Freshman at her school to attend the 2018 Missouri State Championship. As a Freshman she placed 8th in the Shot Put. She was fortunate to be chosen as the schools Track and Field MVP Thrower of the year. According to Mile Split Missouri, as a Freshman, J’dyn Green is currently #3 in Shot Put in the state of Missouri with a throw of 40.1-5 and she is #4 in the Discus with a throw of 114-0. This is outstanding!

J’dyn not only loves Track and Field, but she is passionate about basketball and softball. She was blessed to make the Varsity team for both basketball and softball during her Freshman year of High School. J’dyn’s humble spirit and great tenacity has already taken her beyond her wildest dreams. When others speak of J’dyn they speak of her beautiful and mild spirit. She is by far an outstanding example to those within her school and within the community. She is a thriving young lady that actively participates in the Youth Experience Ministry Group at her church Believers Temple Word Fellowship. Her level of dedication to God and to the BTWF Ministry is outstanding. Her life of integrity and great leadership is not only displayed at school but is also displayed within the four walls of her church. We’re confident that J’dyn’s hard working ethic and excellent level of commitment will take her very far in life. J’dyn Green is truly a trailblazer that will relentlessly reach every goal that is set before her.

Help us Celebrate this Outstanding young woman who definitely deserves to be recognized!

Thanks to your generous donations and proceeds from your purchases of our products located under the “Free Gifts,” tab on the Home Page, J’dyn Green will be receiving a Certificate of Achievement, a “I Support St. Louis Prayer Project” t-shirt, a “Prayer Changes Everything” prayer journal, and a $100 Foot Locker gift card. Please continue to share and donate so that other outstanding young people can be recognized for their good deeds each month. Remember, we pray for all our children sometimes even more for those who may be struggling; however, we can’t forget the importance of motivating and empowering those that despite their circumstances are putting their best foot forward and making great strides by making positive choices. Peer pressure is real and that is why St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc. wants to feature “Outstanding Youth” that serve as role models for their peers by choosing right over wrong. Making intentional positive choices is the new “Cool.”

 

Outstanding Youth, “Kyyanna Brown”

We are proud to introduce Ms. Kyyanna Brown, a 16-year-old young lady from St. Louis, Mo.  She is being nominated and featured for her amazing strength and resiliency as a true overcomer.  As shared by her mentor, she has overcome identity issues, depression and trouble in school to now a top performing student and aspiring beautician.

She is an active member in the 20th ward and spends a lot of her free time volunteering and acting as a co-host to Dasha Kennedy/mentor and Founder of “The Broke Black Girl.”  She volunteers at local clothing drives, food drives, and diaper drives. Her younger bother was recently diagnosed with Leukemia and Kyyanna stepped up to help her mother, who has seven children, by spending time with her brother at the hospital while her mother took care of her siblings. At such a young age Kyyanna is active and vocal regarding community issues and speaking up concerning the rights of young African American women.

Her continued display of resilience and strength as a teenager definitely deserves recognition for a job well done. Kyyanna could be doing many other things with her life and like most young adults she has all of wrong things at her disposal but she is determined to make positive choices,  push forward and make a way for the young women that look up to her.  She realizes that others are watching her actions as an example for them to follow;  which is characteristics of a future leader.

Help us Celebrate this Outstanding young woman who definitely deserves to be recognized!

Thanks to your generous donations and proceeds from your purchases of our products located under the “Free Gifts,” tab on the Home Page, Kyyanna Brown will be receiving a Certificate of Achievement, a “I Support St. Louis Prayer Project” t-shirt, a “Prayer Changes Everything” prayer journal, and a $100 Foot Locker gift card. Please continue to share and donate so that other outstanding young people can be recognized for their good deeds each month. Remember, we pray for all our children sometimes even more for those who may be struggling; however, we can’t forget the importance of motivating and empowering those that despite their circumstances are putting their best foot forward and making great strides by making positive choices. Peer pressure is real and that is why St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc. wants to feature “Outstanding Youth” that serve as role models for their peers by choosing right over wrong.  Making intentional positive choices is the new “Cool.”

 

We are excited to announce our collaboration with Believers Temple Word Fellowship Church where Bishop Calvin Scott is the Pastor for their Annual Back-to-School Picnic.

The St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc. will be hosting a “Back-to-School Goals Contest.” Create a poster board, poem, or rap with a breakdown of your goals for a successful upcoming school year. Make sure the list displays a brief breakdown of how you plan to accomplish your set goals. Please be creative. The poster boards can resemble a decorated vision board, if you choose to write a poem or perform a rap, please submit in the form of a video (no longer than 3 minutes).

When emailing us, please provide: Your first and last name, a working phone number for you or your parents, an email address, your school name, and grade for the upcoming school year. Your presentation will Not be considered if we have no way of contacting you.

Participants must be currently enrolled in school and between the ages of 10-18 years of age. There will be 10 winners selected. Winners or parents will be contacted via telephone and email no later than July 20th and must be present at the picnic in order to receive their prizes. The picnic will be held on July 28, 2018 10-3pm (location will be provided when the winners are contacted).

There will be 4 High School Students, 4 Middle School Students, and 2 Elementary Students chosen. The submissions will be judged based on the 3 categories of students. Judges will be scoring presentations based on goals, realistic plans to achieve goals, and creativity. Winners will receive a $50 Foot Locker gift card, a prayer journal, and a Certificate of Achievement. Their presentations will be featured on our social media platforms and on our blog. Please have fun and good luck to you!

The contest will run from June 15-July 15, 2018. All entries must be submitted by July 15th at midnight, no exceptions.

Please Submit all entries to email address: stlprayerproject@gmail.com

Good Luck & Blessings to you all!

Outstanding Youth, “Yamani Webster”

We are proud to introduce Ms. Yamani Webster, she is an 18-year-old senior in high school at Ribault High School in Jacksonville, Florida.  At two years old after going to her first dental appointment she expressed, “I’m going to be a Dentist!” During that moment, her mom says she began to refer to her as Dr. Yamani, using every opportunity to encourage her to make her dreams become her goals and in return her reality. Yamani currently has a 3.72 G.P.A., is a part of Dual Enrollment/Early Admissions with FSCJ. She is also a National Honor Society Member, Beta Club Member and President of Lady Trojills at the high school where she attends.

She is committed to mentoring, leading and assisting with toy drives and self-building sessions/activities with her fellow members and peers. Yamani has also been recognized by the Jacksonville Jaguars Teen Talk for her commitment to academic success, character counts and community involvement. She has also volunteered with a local Basketball Training Camp, been a part of Metro Town where youth from all over the city committed to addressing issues and stereotypes of discrimination and spreading knowledge on the effect that bullying has on the youth.

Yamani has had the privilege of being mentored by Dr. Nicole Bunch at Dental Place of Jax for four years, which has afforded her the opportunity to have first-hand experience in the dental field. Yamani has been accepted in her #1 choice of higher learning, the University of Florida, in the Fall where she will be a Biology (Pre-Professional) Major and Minoring in Innovation where she has been accepted into the Innovation Academy.

Help us Celebrate this Outstanding young woman who definitely deserves to be recognized!
Thanks to your generous donations and proceeds from your purchases of our products located under the “Free Gifts,” option on the Home Page, Yamani Webster will be receiving a Certificate of Achievement, a “I Support St. Louis Prayer Project” t-shirt, a “Prayer Changes Everything” prayer journal, and a $100 Foot Locker gift card. Please continue to share and donate so that other outstanding young people can be recognized for their good deeds each month. Remember, we pray for all our children sometimes even more for those who may be struggling; however, we can’t forget the importance of motivating and empowering those that are putting their best foot forward and making great strides by staying out of trouble. Peer pressure is real, that is why St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc. wants to feature “Outstanding Youth” that serve as role models for their peers by doing good. Making good positive choices is the new “Cool.”

 

Outstanding Youth, “Deja Austell”

We are proud to introduce Ms. Deja Austell, she is a 16-year-old Junior attending Incarnate Word Academy (IWA) High School. The school is an all-girl catholic school in the city of Saint Louis, Mo. Deja’s current GPA is a 4.008. Deja is a member of IWA’s track team and Diversity Club.
As a member of diversity club, they discuss and work to further integrate and
diversify communities, by helping diverse populations of students feel comfortable. She is a member of College Bound STL and the Founder of College Bound STL’s Social Justice Club.
As a member of CB STL SJC, they discuss today’s controversial issues that result in injustice and strategies to contribute and bring resolutions and change to the issues as a team. She educates the members of CB STL SJC by equipping them with the skills needed to face and lead difficult and uncomfortable conversations.

In response to racial injustice in her school, Deja wrote a letter to the President of the Academy voicing her concerns and those of her classmates. This resulted in her concerns being addressed and the issue was brought before the entire student body.

This year Deja has been a huge voice and continues to serve as an advocate. She advocated in a case where two of her classmates who were sexually assaulted.
Deja’s advocacy and leadership abilities has earned her positive attention; she has been invited to a attend a Leadership Conference in Washington D. C.

Deja has received an overwhelming amount of college acceptance and invitation letters based her above average ACT scores. This summer Deja will attend and reside at Washington University to take two college courses; Biomedical Ethics and Psychology. Deja plans to attend Pomona College a Private University in Claremont, CA to study Psychology.

Help us Celebrate this Outstanding young woman who definitely deserves to be recognized!
Thanks to your generous donations and proceeds from your purchases of our products located under the “Free Gifts,” option on the Home Page, Deja Austell will be receiving a Certificate of Achievement, a “I Support St. Louis Prayer Project” t-shirt, a “Prayer Changes Everything” prayer journal, and a $100 Foot Locker gift card. Please continue to share and donate so that other outstanding young people can be recognized for their good deeds each month. Remember, we pray for all our children sometimes even more for those who may be struggling; however, we can’t forget the importance of motivating and empowering those that are putting their best foot forward and making great strides by staying out of trouble. Peer pressure is real, that is why St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc. wants to feature “Outstanding Youth” that serve as role models for their peers by doing good. Making good positive choices is the new “Cool.”

 

Tonita Smith
Founder, St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc.
www.stlprayerproject.com
IG: stlprayerproject
FB: St Louis Prayer Project

 

Outstanding Youth, “Nicholas Garner”

We are proud to introduce Mr. Nicholas Garner; he is a 17-year-old Senior that attends Jean Ribault High School in Jacksonville, Florida. He is a dual sports athlete who plays football and basketball while maintaining a 3.2 GPA. Nick is a self-taught artist that has been given the opportunity to illustrate his first book, authored by Kathy Douglas-Hobbs at age 15 in 2015. In that same year, he won an art contest for a drawing he did of his little sister that was submitted by his art teacher. As a result, he was offered a full scholarship to attend a University in South Carolina. The drawing is currently on display at the downtown branch in the Jacksonville Library. Recently, he committed to furthering his education after being awarded a full athletic scholarship to play division one football at Savannah State University.  Aside from these outstanding accomplishments, Nick’s character has influenced those around him as he has received several invitations to speak publicly about his experience with the college recruitment process. He is not only a great player on the field but he’s also a well-balanced young man who has a successful bright future ahead.

Help us Celebrate this Outstanding young man who definitely deserves to be recognized!

Thanks to your generous donations and proceeds from your purchases of our products located under the “Free Gifts,” option on the Home Page, Nicholas Garner will be receiving a Certificate of Achievement, a “I Support St. Louis Prayer Project” t-shirt, a “Prayer Changes Everything” prayer journal, and a $100 Foot Locker gift card. Please continue to share and donate so that other outstanding young people can be recognized for their good deeds each month. Remember, we pray for all our children sometimes even more for those who may be struggling; however, we can’t forget the importance of motivating and empowering those that are putting their best foot forward and making great strides by staying out of trouble. Peer pressure is real, that is why St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc. wants to feature “Outstanding Youth” that serve as role models for their peers by doing good.  Making good positive choices is the new “Cool.”

 

Tonita Smith
Founder, St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc.
www.stlprayerproject.com
IG: stlprayerproject
FB: St Louis Prayer Project                                                                                         


 

 

Outstanding Youth “Tashaun Beck”We are proud to introduce Mr. Tashaun Beck, he is an 8th grader at Hazelwood Southeast Middle School located in St. Louis, Missouri. Tashaun is doing great things in his school and community by making positive choices for others to follow. Here’s some of his greatest accomplishments thus far: Tashaun has been involved in sports since the age of 6 years old. His academic achievements have earned him honor roll throughout grade school and middle school. He is currently active in three organizations at his current school; Youth & Government Club, Tech Team, and Student Active Leader Committee. This is amazing because participating in after-school or in-school clubs and organizations lead to community and outreach participation as well. Tashaun exemplifies the characteristics of a true leader. Tashaun also plays the saxophone for the 5th year in a row and has been participating in the Black History Programs at his school. He is an all-around great young man, doing an outstanding job in making positive choices that will lead to a bright future. Last but not least his latest accomplishments are well deserved from all his hard work; he’s earned the opportunity to attend and participate in a Youth in Government field trip located in Jefferson City, Missouri, in addition to that he was also nominated for the Junior National Young Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. in which he will be attending this summer, 2018. Tashaun is excited about entering high school this coming school year as he turns 14 years old on February 20, 2018. His long-term goal is to become a game designer & graduate from Georgia Tech.

Help us Celebrate this Outstanding young man who definitely deserves to be recognized!

Thanks to your generous donations and proceeds from your purchases of our products located under the “Free Gifts,” option on the Home Page, Tashaun Beck will be receiving a Certificate of Achievement, a “I Support St. Louis Prayer Project” t-shirt, a “Prayer Changes Everything” prayer journal, and a $100 Foot Locker gift card. Please continue to share and donate so that other outstanding young people can be recognized for their good deeds each month. Remember, we pray for all our children sometimes even more for those who may be struggling; however, we can’t forget the importance of motivating and empowering those that are putting their best foot forward and making great strides by staying out of trouble. Peer pressure is real, this is why St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc. wants to feature “Outstanding Youth” that serve as examples that doing good and choosing positive choices is the new “Cool.”

 

Positive Vibes & Blessings,

Tonita Smith
Founder, St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc.
www.stlprayerproject.com
IG: stlprayerproject
FB: St Louis Prayer Project

We are pleased to announce the launch of our, “Prayer Changes Everything,” Collection. For a small donation you will be able to receive products that you can use and wear to show your family and friends your support for our organization. Please click on tab on the home page, “Free Gifts.”
We have a gorgeous 183-page Prayer Journal that is suitable for all ages. What a great way to communicate with God through written prayers. You can sip your coffee or tea from one of our gorgeous mugs; we offer two different colors and designs to choose from. We also have, “I Support St. Louis Prayer Project” t-shirts, two deigns to choose from. Our products also make great gifts. Remember, 100% of your donation will go towards funding the organization.
We love featuring our supporters and would love to post a picture of you, wearing, using, or just displaying one of our products. If you would like to be featured please post a picture to your social media platform and tag us for an opportunity to be featured on one of our platforms.

Facebook page- “St. Louis Prayer Project”
Instagram- @stlprayerproject

Thank you for your support.

Positive Vibes & Blessings,
Tonita Smith
Founder, St. Louis Prayer Project, Inc.

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