Pittsburgh Theological Seminary awarded 18 prizes to members of the Class of 2011 during the graduation exercises held Fri., June 3. This year’s honorees were:
The Jennie Rigg Barbour Memorial Prize, awarded to the graduate or graduates with the second highest academic rank, David Robert Dack, Fresno, Calif., and Rebecca Sue Jones, Austin, Texas
The Watson Samuel Boyce Music Prize, Alyssa Lynn Bell, Spokane, Wash.
The Brooks Foundation Commencement Prize, for highest standing in pastoral care, Timothy J. Goodman, Ramsey, Ill., and Janet S. SeGall, Greenville, Pa.
The Robert M. Ezzell Homiletical Prize, Brady Randall, Butler, Pa.
The Paul T. Gerrard Prize in Homiletics and Pastoral Care, Hannah Marie Judy, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Jackson Hale Prize in Polity, Rebecca Sue Jones, Austin, Texas
The Thomas Jamison Scholarship for the student with the highest grade average, Nancy Elise Lowmaster, Pittsburgh Pa., and Jeremy Mark Fisher, Pittsburgh, Pa.
The Michael Wilson Keith Memorial Prize in Homiletics, David Robert Dack, Fresno, Calif.
The Robert A. Lee Church History Prize, Rebecca Sue Jones, Austin, Texas, and Jeremy Mark Fisher, Pittsburgh, Pa.
The Sylvester S. Marvin Fellowship given for post-graduate study to the highest ranking member of the class, Nancy Elise Lowmaster, Pittsburgh Pa.
The John W. Meister Award in Pastoral Ministry, Karen VanderPloeg, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Middlesex United Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.) Memorial Prize in Biblical Studies, David Robert Dack, Fresno, Calif.
The Clara Edna Miller Prize in Pastoral Theology, Daniel A. Voigt, Luverne, Minn.
The Edwin Dwight McCune Award for an International Student, Tom Wamalwa Wakama, Chepatais, Kenya
The Richard J. Rapp Memorial Award in Doctor of Ministry Studies, Lisa Carlisle Dawkins Kenkeremath, Falls Church, Va.
The Henry A. Riddle Fund for Graduate Study, Nancy Elise Lowmaster, Pittsburgh Pa.
The John Watson Prize in New Testament Greek, David Robert Dack, Fresno, Calif.
The William B. Watson Prize in Hebrew, Jeremy Mark Fisher, Pittsburgh, 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.