• Ava’s Grace Scholarship Foundation, scholar, Cari Hill, and board members Stephanie Regagnon, Jason Regagnon, and Jake Utterback were highlighted in the Kirkwood Webster Times. Thanks to the Times for a great feature!
  • Stephanie Regagnon, founder of Ava’s Grace, spoke to hundreds of bi-state professional women at the 9th annual St. Louis Business Journal’s Women’s Conference. (January 31, 2014)
    • Hear Stephanie’s speech
    • Read Stephanie’s blog about the 2014 St. Louis Business Journal’s Women’s Conference
  • Ava’s Grace and founder Stephanie Regagnon recognized as Ameren Missouri “Community Lights“. The foundation was awarded $2,500. (January 31, 2014)


  • Ava’s Grace founder and scholars highlighted in St. Louis Magazine article, Beyond Bars (September 2013).
  • Stephanie Regagnon interview on Steve Cochran Show on the Big 550.
  • St. Louis Fox 2 News story on Cari Hill, Ava’s Grace class of 2012, and her amazing story and desire to help others (July 18, 2013).
  • Ava’s Grace “Taking Flight” event, keynote speaker Judge Jimmie Edwards and the class of 2013 spotlighted in St. Louis American (July 11, 2013).
  • Ava’s Grace founder, Stephanie Regagnon, hosted on KDHX “Collateral Damage” radio show on June 17, 2013. The segment highlights Ava’s Grace and the plight of children of incarceration. Listen to the segment (30 minutes).
  • Ava’s Grace founder, Stephanie Regagnon, testified on behalf of Missouri House Bill 443. This bill will create a pilot program to promote visitation between minor children and their incarcerated parents-specifically for children who live more than 50 miles from the corrections facility. Read her testimony here.




  • Ava’s Grace Official Launch and Open House in St. Louis, MO September 30, 2010. Click here to view the presentation by Stephanie Regagnon, founder of Ava’s Grace.

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