Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Graduation Awards 2012

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary awarded prizes to members of the Class of 2012 during the graduation exercises held Fri., June 1. This year’s honorees were:

The Watson Samuel Boyce Music Prize, Kendra Leigh Buckwalter, Ladenberg, Pa.

The Brooks Foundation Commencement Prize, for highest standing in pastoral care, Sharon M. Stewart, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Robert M. Ezzell Homiletical Prize, Susan Washburn, Apollo, Pa.

The Paul T. Gerrard Prize in Homiletics and Pastoral Care, William Zachery Jr., Turtle Creek, Pa.

Jackson Hale Prize in Polity, Sharon M. Stewart, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Thomas Jamison Scholarship for the student with the highest grade average, Charles Edsel Cotherman, Knox, Pa.

The Michael Wilson Keith Memorial Prize in Homiletics, Paul James Pfeuffer, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Robert A. Lee Church History Prize, Charles Edsel Cotherman, Knox, Pa., and Christopher K. Pachter, Washington, Pa.

The Sylvester S. Marvin Fellowship given for post-graduate study to the highest ranking member of the class, Charles Edsel Cotherman, Knox, Pa.

The John W. Meister Award in Pastoral Ministry, Melanie Y. Kim, Minneapolis, Minn.

Middlesex United Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.) Memorial Prize in Biblical Studies, Charles Edsel Cotherman, Knox, Pa.

The Clara Edna Miller Prize in Pastoral Theology, Jordan Scott Rimmer, Girard, Pa.

The Richard J. Rapp Memorial Award in Doctor of Ministry Studies, Randal John Mayer, Sahuarita, Ariz.

The Henry A. Riddle Fund for Graduate Study, Charles Edsel Cotherman, Knox, Pa.

The William B. Watson Prize in Hebrew, Paul James Pfeuffer, Pittsburgh, Pa.