Established in 2013 in honor of early Amway Independent Business Owners Jere and Eileen Dutt, Fred and Bernice Hansen, and Joe and Helyne Victor, the Founders Memorial Scholarship Program recognizes three outstanding students who exemplify the Amway Founders Fundamentals of Freedom, Family, Hope, and Reward.
Emmanuel Perry IBO | Senior, University of Minnesota | Minneapolis, Minnesota Joe and Helyne Victor 2015 Memorial Scholarship Recipient To Liberia and Back Family and Freedom probably mean more to 23-year-old Emmanuel Perry than most people. His ancestors were newly freed American slaves who helped colonize Liberia. And just as …Read Full Story
Zhaxi “Joshie” Nima IBO | Senior, Kettering University | Flint, Michigan Fred and Bernice Hansen Memorial Scholarship Recipient Beginning in Another World It is difficult to imagine a path to freedom, education, and hope more unlikely than Zhaxi “Joshie” Nima’s. Born in Tibet in a village at the base of …Read Full Story
Nancy D. Cardenas Gonzalez Child of an IBO | Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Urbana, Illinois Jere and Eileen Dutt 2015 Memorial Scholarship Recipient A New Country, and Challenges Like many new immigrants, Nancy Cardenas Gonzalez and her family’s first years in the United States were marked by …Read Full Story