2018 – 2019 Fellows
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2016 – 2017 Fellows
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2013 – 2014 Fellows
LAURA FREDERICKS is a graduate of Texas Women’s University, where she studied social work, and will graduate with a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington in December. She grew up in Richardson, Texas with her parents and two brothers. She has worked with at-risk youth in internships at the Denton County Juvenile Detention Center and Big Brother Big Sisters. During graduate school, she became an active member at Incarnation, where her family has been members for over 30 years. She has been able to combine her passions for the Lord and working with children through helping with North Dallas High School Young Life, teaching the 6th grade Confirmation class, and being a leader with the Middle School Youth Group. Laura will serve in the Middle School Ministry and Young Life.
SHEA GILILLAND is a graduate of Criswell College, where he majored in biblical studies. He was born in Fort Worth in 1989, and now lives with his wife, Summer, in Dallas. Shea was raised a Southern Baptist, but was confirmed in the Episcopal Church in December 2012; he is very interested in discerning God’s plan for his role in serving the church. He is considering pursuing graduate studies, and his interests include peace and social studies, New Testament, and literature and film. Shea will serve in the Young Adults ministry, and work at The Radler Foundation.
EMILY MAY is a graduate of Appalachian State University, where she majored in psychology and minored in sociology. She is the eldest of four and from Greensboro, North Carolina. She made the decision to surrender her whole life to Christ at Frontier Ranch, a Young Life camp, and she was heavily involved in the ministry of Young Life in college. She was a leader at Watauga High School for three years and fell in love with the mission of every adolescent getting the opportunity to encounter Christ. She loves high school ministry, playing outside, reading, road trips, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Emily will serve in Children and Family Ministries and Drop-in Fridays at North Dallas High School, and work at Boosterthon.
RYAN POLLACK is completing his undergraduate degree in biblical studies at Criswell College. He was born and reared in Austin, Texas, along with a brother and two sisters. Since 2009 he has lived in Dallas with his wife, Jessyca. He hopes to begin seminary in the 2013–2014 academic year. He’s lately enjoyed exploring Dallas on his bicycle. Ryan will serve in Children and Family Ministries and Young Life, and work at Innovation 360.
BRIAN WIESE is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he majored in marketing with a collateral in logistics, earning a degree in business administration. He is originally from Nashville, Tennessee where he has spent most of his life surrounded by amazing friends and family. He loves meeting new people and doing just about anything outdoors. Brian will serve in the High School Ministry and Young Life, and work at Dentons.