Servant Leadership Award
The Servant Leadership Award honors recipients for their continued demonstration and commitment to their faith, putting the needs of others first, and whose activities have had a significant effect on the lives of others through leadership by serving.
Recipients of the 2020 Servant Leadership Award:
Deidre and Albert Pujols
Deidre Pujols, founder of Open Gate International, which provides job and life skills for survivors of human trafficking, violence and homelessness, will be the honored guest at this year’s Gala of Stars to accept Concordia University’s prestigious “Servant Leadership Award." She and her husband, Albert Pujols, Angels First Baseman also founded Strike Out Slavery, advocating for those in need; and the Pujols Family Foundation, which supports individuals with Down Syndrome, other disabilities and life-threatening illnesses and their families.