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2023 Live Your Dream Award Winners

SI SLC is proud to have presented Live Your Dream awards to ten deserving women in 2023!

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Elizabeth Matthews – Our first-place winner, Elizabeth Matthews received an award of $2,500.  Elizabeth is the mother of 4 children ranging in age from 5 to 12.  She is attending Joyce University of Nursing.

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Alicia Naea – Our second-place winner, Alicia Naea received an award of $2,000.  Alicia is the mother of 6 children ranging in age from 1 to 13 children and is attending school at the Salt Lake Community College studying nursing.

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Jessica Lewis – Our third-place winner, Jessica Lewis received an award of $2,000.  Jessica is the mother of 3 
children ages 15, 12 and 10 and is studying instructional design at Utah State University.

The following awardees each received $1000

Amy Kelley – Amy has one young child under the age of 1 and is studying Medical Coding with a goal of receiving a bachelor’s degree in Technical Management at DeVry University.

Jenna Marizza – Jenna has a 5-year-old child and is attending college at Utah Valley University with a goal to have a career in mental health.

Tiffany Martinez – After raising her granddaughters for 10 years Tiffany is now the caretaker of her mother and graduated as a Master Esthetician continuing her education in skin care and health coaching.

Liliya Reymer – Liliya has one child age 2 and is attend Utah Valley University studying substance use disorder 

Josi Rust – Josi has one child age 12 and is attending Salt Lake Community College with a goal to receive a master’s degree in social work.


Christian Saavedra – Christian has 3 children ages 8, 11 and 13 and is attending Joyce University of Healthcare Sciences in the nursing program.

Austin White – Austin has two children ages 6 and 13.  She is working on a bachelor’s degree from Western Governors University.

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