Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

2010 Graduation Awards

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary awarded 18 prizes to members of the Class of 2010 during the graduation exercises held Fri., June 4. This year’s honorees were:

The Jennie Rigg Barbour Memorial Prize, awarded to the graduate or graduates with the second highest academic rank, Jennifer Sue Evans Pelling, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Watson Samuel Boyce Music Prize, John William Dyke, North Warren, Pa. and Susan Lyn Mullin, Wexford, Pa.

The Brooks Foundation Commencement Prize, for highest standing in pastoral care, Cynthia L. Parker, Latrobe, Pa.

The Robert M. Ezzell Homiletical Prize, Paula Vanessa Cooper, Philadelphia, Pa.

The Paul T. Gerrard Prize in Homiletics and Pastoral Care, Susan Lyn Mullin, Wexford, Pa.

Jackson Hale Prize in Polity, Kelsy Nicole Brown, Brigham City, Utah

The Thomas Jamison Scholarship for the student with the highest grade average, Jonathan Stuart Wagner, Starkville, Miss.

The Michael Wilson Keith Memorial Prize in Homiletics, Elizabeth Suzanne Arnold, Mercer, Pa.

The Robert A. Lee Church History Prize, Susan Lyn Mullin, Wexford, Pa. and Jonathan Stuart Wagner, Starkville, Miss.

The Sylvester S. Marvin Fellowship given for post-graduate study to the highest ranking member of the class, Michael Holohan, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The John W. Meister Award in Pastoral Ministry, Kelsy Nicole Brown, Brigham City, Utah

Middlesex United Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.) Memorial Prize in Biblical Studies, Lisa Renee Sayre, Chesapeake, W.Va. and Jonathan Stuart Wagner, Starkville, Miss.

The Clara Edna Miller Prize in Pastoral Theology, Nathan Ronald Leslie, Enon Valley, Pa.

The Edwin Dwight McCune Award for an International Student, Sherif Salah Habib, Cairo, Egypt

The Richard J. Rapp Memorial Award in Doctor of Ministry Studies, Kurt Josef Helmcke, Everett, Wash. and W. Gale Watkins, Phoenix, Ariz.

The Henry A. Riddle Fund for Graduate Study, Lisa Renee Sayre, Chesapeake, W.Va.

The John Watson Prize in New Testament Greek, Lisa Renee Sayre, Chesapeake, W.Va.

The William B. Watson Prize in Hebrew, Cynthia L. Parker, Latrobe, Pa.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 320 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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