The big surprise

Michigan First is excited to share that Shanacee Shreve is the next Young and Free Michigan® Spokester! Shanacee is continuing our efforts to help 17-25 year olds learn about finances and how to successfully manage their money. She is creating fun and useful blogs and videos; managing the program’s social media channels; and representing Young & Free Michigan at events around the state.

On June 16, 2017, we surprised Shanacee and awarded her the Young & Free Michigan Spokester position - watch the video here!

To help you get to know Shanacee, here are some fun facts!

  • She was a finalist for a new host search on the BET network show 106&Park
  • Shanacee has acted and modeled for print and TV ads
  • She ran for Miss Universe Canada in 2016

Our Super Seven Finalists

Seven super applicants were chosen to compete for the title of Spokester. From this group, one would emerge as our next Spokester.

Our applicants

From April 17 to May 12, 24 young people answered the call.