Selah Luben, HS Senior Horizon Christian High School, Tualatin, OR
(Spring 2018) The PRM Foundation is proud to introduce the first school partnership and subsequent recipient of the Silent Servant Student Award (SSSA). Horizon Christian High School, located in Tualatin, Oregon knew senior Selah Luben stood out for her continual volunteer work within their school and previous mission trips to stop child trafficking. However, they recognized she was a perfect candidate for the SSSA for her exemplary character and servants heart through her service within her community, performing much of her work under the radar. Selah received the SSSA for her active service as an assistant volleyball coach, leadership in Wilsonville Young Life, and her mentorship to young teenage girls in her church.
Damaris Witham, HS Senior Crosshill Christian School, Keizer, OR
(Fall 2018) The PRM Foundation is proud to introduce Damaris Witham, a high school senior at Crosshill Christian School located in Keizer, Oregon. By unanimous decision, the faculty at Crosshill Christian nominated Damaris to receive the Silent Servant Student Award. Clearly, this young lady has a heart for serving others. One of her greatest passions is serving in her own community, working with foster children and their families. For the last two summers, Damaris has served at Royal Family Kids Camp, a week long outreach that focuses on encouraging, teaching, and building up foster children while giving their foster parents a reprieve. On a daily basis, Damaras is highly engaged with her family who has chosen to be foster parents themselves.
Damaris has always seen a need to serve outside her community as well. From a young age, Damaris has been raising funds to support the International Justice Mission, World Vision, Compassion International and for surgeries to those who desperately need help in Ethiopia. Not content with just raising money, she has personally spent time in Ethiopia, Haiti, Mexico, and Addis Ababa serving those in need including people who have been stricken with leprosy.
Samuel Stetzel, HS Senior Horizon Christian High School, Tualatin, OR
(January 2019) It’s an honor to introduce you to Samuel Stetzel, a senior at Horizon Christian High School located in Tualatin, Oregon. The faculty at Horizon nominated Sam for the Silent Servant Student Award because of his outstanding contributions to his community. This young man is very involved with his own school serving as the Vice President of the associated student body, he is the DECA chapter president, and is a part of the National Honor Society. Amazingly, Sam has found time to create a DECA chapter for the middle school associated with Horizon Christian. Samuel has found it very important to serve outside the school in his local community by volunteering with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Organization. The PRM Foundation is delighted to offer such an amazing student the Silent Servant Student Award.
Kyle Wegner, HS Senior Cascade Christian High School, Medford OR
(January 2018) The Silent Servant Student Award is an award given to students who selflessly serve in their local community. Kyle Wegener exemplifies what this award is all about. A student at Cascade Christian High School located in Medford, Oregon, Kyle has dedicated himself not only to academics, but to giving his time to helping others in his community. This amazing student on average, gives ten hours of time each month to many different people. As an example, Kyle has served as a counselor at a family camp for students with disabilities; he has been a “buddy” to students with disabilities through his church, and serves as a representative on the disabilities committee. Kyle Wegner is a volunteer instructor of Tae Kwon Do to children between the ages of five and fourteen. Using these same skills, Kyle showcases his martial art skills for the Kick-a-thon for both the American Cancer Society and the Salvation Army, the Kennedy Elementary Girl Scouts cultural fair, and during the half-time show at the Central High wheelchair basketball game. The impact Kyle has made in the lives of the disabled is incalculable. He is impacting the lives of his peers and teachers alike!