Chris Stricklen

Chris is passionate about serving and equipping the people and ministries around him to reach their full, God-given potential and embrace their part in God’s story. He especially loves working with student leaders in this regard. In his current role with WCP, he develops and oversees the implementation of Catalytic Events and the admissions process for WinShape College Program participants. He also develops mentoring relationships with WinShape College Program student leaders.

He earned a Bachelor of Science from Berry College in 2000 with focus in Math, Computer Science, & Business. Chris also holds a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Educational Ministries from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He enjoys spending time with his family, hanging out with students, playing sports & strategic games, and eating Chick-fil-A.

Chris has been married to his wife Jessica since 2000. They are the blessed parents of Noah (2007), Caroline (2008), Noelle (2013), and Naomi (2016).


Preston Tippett

Preston grew up in Lawrenceville, GA. He graduated from Berry College in 2013 earning his bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing and was a student of the WinShape College Program. Preston spent much of his time at Berry enjoying the outdoors and playing intramural sports. He also actively invested in the WinShape community through his roles as a small group leader, Event Planner, and Summer Intern.

Since graduating in May 2013, Preston has continued to serve with the WinShape College Program, primarily overseeing the development and implementation of LifeCast. Preston married his wife, Emily, in October 2017. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, spending time with family & friends, and cheering for UGA football.


Emily Katherine Dalton

Emily Katherine is passionate about discipleship, mentoring, and communicating Biblical Truth.  She especially loves investing in students, from middle school to college.  

Emily Katherine grew up in Spartanburg, South Carolina and graduated from Berry College in 2016 with a degree in Psychology.  During her time at Berry she served as a small group leader, office assistant and intern for the WinShape College Program while also actively serving in the student ministry at her Church. 

She now serves as the Assistant Coordinator of LifeCast with the WinShape College Program as she is pursuing a Master's of Divinity in Christian Education.  Emily Katherine enjoys coffee, blogging, baking, and a good conversation.


2018 Summer-long Interns

Ryan Moran

All the way from Charlotte, NC Ryan is a sophomore at Berry College studying international business and marketing.  Ryan loves acai bowls and Beyonce.


sam clay

Sam Clay is a sophomore, studying psychology at Berry College from Marietta, Georgia.  Sam serves as a Young Life Leader and is typically the mom of her friend group. 

Sam loves all things tiny, especially animals and the book With by Skye Jethani. 


2018 Short-term Interns

ALex killingsworth

Alex is a sophomore from Cumming, GA studying religion at Berry College.  He was a Disciple-maker at LifeCast 5-Day Pine Mountain in 2017.  On campus, he is a member of the track team and serves as a Resident Assistant. 


Hannah Eddins

Hannah is a sophomore studying in her hometown of Rome, GA at Berry College.  Hannah is a Young Life Leader and a member of the soccer team.     


Conlan Delorenzo

Conlan is a sophomore from Knoxville, TN.  Conlan is a Young Life leader in Rome, GA and is now a barista at a local coffee shop while he continues his education at Berry College. 


erin jagus

Erin is a sophomore from McDonough, GA who was a Disciple-maker at LifeCast 5-Day Pine Mountain in 2017.  Erin can often be found with coffee in hand serving as a wise and listening ear, but is also great at busting a move.