Graduation Award Winners 2017

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary awarded prizes to members of the Class of 2017 during the graduation exercises held Fri., June 2. This year’s honorees were:

The Jennie Rigg Barbour Memorial Prize, for second highest rank, Darryl S. Lockie, Lockport, N.Y.

The Watson Samuel Boyce Music Prize, Evan Thomas Wildhack, St. Petersburg, Fla.

The Brooks Foundation Commencement Prize, for highest standing in pastoral care, Carrie Buckner, Vandalia, Ohio

The Paul T. Gerrard Prize in Homiletics and Pastoral Care, D. Mark Blank, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Jackson Hale Prize in Polity, Evan Thomas Wildhack, St. Petersburg, Fla.

The Thomas Jamison Scholarship for the student with the highest grade average, Gregory D. Jones Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Michael Wilson Keith Memorial Prize in Homiletics, Darren Julius Rogers, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Robert A. Lee Church History Prize, Gregory D. Jones Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa., and Shane Joseph Siciliano, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Sylvester S. Marvin Fellowship given for post-graduate study to the highest ranking member of the class, Gregory D. Jones Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa.

The John W. and Miriam G. Meister Award in Pastoral Ministry, Brenda Niomi Henry, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Middlesex United Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.) Memorial Prize in Biblical Studies, D. Mark Blank, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Clara Edna Miller Prize in Pastoral Theology, Allan M. Irizarry-Graves, Youngstown, Ohio

The Richard J. Rapp Memorial Award in Doctor of Ministry Studies, Nicholas B. Stavlund, Fort Bragg, N.C.

The Henry A. Riddle Fund for Graduate Study, Darryl S. Lockie, Lockport, N.Y.

The John Watson Prize in New Testament Greek, Darryl S. Lockie, Lockport, N.Y.

The William B. Watson Prize in Hebrew, Evan Thomas Wildhack, St. Petersburg, Fla.