During the Seminary's 215th commencement activities held Fri., June 3 at East Liberty Presbyterian Church 56 student earned their degrees—13 Doctor of Ministry; seven Master of Arts; and 36 Master of Divinity, including one joint degree in divinity and social work and one joint degree in divinity and public policy. The Rev. Dr. James Miller, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Tulsa, Okla., and PTS Board member, delivered the commencement address. The Rev. Dr. Steven Tuell, James A. Kelso Associate Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament, preached the sermon at the Service of Thanksgiving held the previous night. Commencement Program

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Service of Thanksgiving Sermon
Graduation Sermon


Master of Divinity

Peter S. Ahn
Mark Allio
Alyssa Lynn Bell
Nathan W. Carlson
Jason Allen Clapper
John Jacob Clawson
Gabriel Luke Crawford
David Robert Dack
Kathleen A. Dain
Christopher R. Dericks
Daniel Thomas Getkin
William T. Gilligan
Timothy J. Goodman
Bethany Lynn Harbaugh
Adam C. Jones
Rebecca Sue Jones
Hannah Marie Judy
Nancy Elise Lowmaster
Christine Emily March
Zachary M. Morton
David John Scott Quel
Brady A. Randall
Efrain Sanabria, Jr.
Lori Schultz
Lee Robert Scott**
Janet S. Segall
J. Scott Shetter
Melissa Rae Snyder
Michael D. Spicuzza
Laura Mary Stone
Christopher Shawn Thomas
Karen R. Vanderploeg
Daniel A. Voigt
Nathan J. Wigfield
Stephen Mark Wutz***

Master of Arts

Aimee Nicole Cotherman
Jeremy Mark Fisher
R. Scott Harrison
Jennifer Marie Hipple
Jelty Jelly Ochotan
Tom Wamalwa Wakama

Doctor of Ministry

Jeri-Lynne Bouterse
Sheron Denise Clark
Margarethe D. Galbraith-Cordes
Isaiah R. Gillette
David Hughes Green
Michael Thomas Hartwell*
Lisa Carlisle Dawkins Kenkeremath
William K. Little
Douglas B. Marshall
William Charles Myers
Joan Prentice
Judith L. Slater
Hazel A. Wyatt-Wilson

Department of Continuing Education

Robert S. Laukoter
Lawrence A. Slager

* In Absentia
** Joint Degree – Master of Science/Public Policy Management
*** Joint Degree – Master of Social Work

Graduation Awards

 During the Awards Luncheon numerous members of the senior class were honored with awards. Read more.