our founders



LaRue Ramey is a self-published children's book author in Nashville, Tennessee. Despite not finishing college after high school, she never gave up her dream of obtaining her degree. She completed the inevitable bourne after receiving her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Volunteer State Community College.  Currently, she attends Southern New Hampshire University where she anticipates her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Communications next year.  In the spring of 2018, LaRue started the Once A Dream Foundation to encourage the youth to never let go of their dreams. She believes that God has a purpose for everyone.

"It's a great day to be alive!"

- LaRue 


Catherine Gaddis - PRESIDENT

Catherine Gaddis, M.Ed., is an Educator for the District of Columbia Public Schools. She attended Norfolk State University where she received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology, and went on to earn a Masters Degree in Special Education. Catherine is currently a Ph.D. student at Liberty University, and she is also a part of  the children's ministry and dance ministry at her church.

"After salvation and becoming a follower of Jesus Christ, it is my dream to give students hope through the power of faith."


- Cathy