Toni graduated from Mid-Michigan Teen Challenge in 1995. Because of her significantly changed life, and her desire to serve the ministry, she enrolled in bible college. She earned her license to preach in 1999 from the Assemblies of God. Her devoted, generous spirit has helped so many find deliverance through Jesus Christ. Through her, each student is led closer to Jesus. At the age of 50, to better meet the needs of this ministry, she entered into secular education. Toni obtained an Associate degree in 2003 from Delta College, a Bachelor of Science degree in 2005 from Saginaw Valley State University, and she received a Master’s degree of Social Work in 2006 from Michigan State University. in 2019, she received a letter from President Trump and First Lady Melania recognizing her service to the community. The letter stated, “Our nation is strengthened and enriched by those who dedicate their time in bettering the lives of others.” She has served the students and the ministry of Mid-Michigan Adult & Teen Challenge for the past 25 years.