Three Lucky Essay Winners Got “in Formation” With Beyoncé

Nashville, Tenn. Three very lucky young ladies wrote winning essays to get in formation, with Beyoncé, in Nashville, on Sunday, October 2, 2016! Nashville-area schools’ students were originally invited to write an essay, for Beyoncé’s May show, that was re-scheduled. The winning essays were chosen a group of Nashville-area educators, led by teacher Chandra Clariette.  Nashville transplant, and “Funlanthropist,” Jason Ridgel, wanted to create an amazing experience for the contest winners. He also received support from colleagues like Alphonso Harvey, owner of Music City Med (


On Saturday, the girls were treated to shopping, at Opry Mills Mall, where they each received a$100 gift card to buy their outfit of choice, for the show.  On Sunday, the girls were picked-up in a white Rolls Royce Ghost, courtesy of Music City Dream Cars (, taken to Brick Tops restaurant, and then enjoyed the Beyoncé concert.

"So many excellent essays poured in, but these young women stood out," said Jason Ridgel, medical industry executive.  Ridgel focuses his charitable efforts on helping others live the best lives they can, through his partnership with Individuals Providing A Positive Presence, or IPPP ( 

He can be found on social media, via @TheBestJasonInTheWorld, and at, living his best life and doing good.