Friday, May 10, was a highlight of the year on the Faith campus as students and parents celebrated the end of their academic career at Faith.
The day began with the Awards Chapel in which outstanding student were recognized for their achievements during the year. Each academic department honored one or more of its graduates who excelled in their programs.
|Administrative Assistant||Rikki Powell|
|Biblical Counseling||Julie Gittins|
|Biblical Lanaguages||Joshua Huang and David Larson|
|Biblical Studies||Lydia Mohler|
|Christian School||Julie Farrell and Sarah Sobotka|
|Christian Service||Kathy Davis, Lydia Mohler, and Joshua Huang|
|Local Church Ministries||Amber McCool|
|Music||John Swedberg and Sarah Vander Vort|
|Assistant Pastor||Kodiak Boersma|
|Women's Ministry||Kristin Carter and Jessica LaFleur|
In addition, six students were included in this year's edition of the Who's Who listing: Laura DeKock, Joshua Huang, Jessica LaFleur, Chelsea Shepard, John Swedberg, and Sarah Vander Vort.
Five students were also inducted into Delta Epsilon Chi, the honor society of the Association for Bibilical Higher Education: Julie Farrell, Joshua Huang, Jessica LaFleur, John Swedberg, and Sarah Vander vort.
During the commencement service Dr. Bud Steadman, executive director of Baptist World Mission, brought the commencement address to the 70 graduates and their families. The Faith Alumni Association honored Pat Duer and Darrell Goemaat with Alumnus of the Year awards in the category of Christian Worker. The service concluded with a fitting tribute to Dr. and Mrs. James D. Maxwell III who is retiring as the president of Faith.
We thank the Lord for this year's graduates who are now prepared to serve the Lord and take the Word to the World.
You may view the Seminary Baccalaureate, the Commencement Concert, the Awards Chapel, and the Commencement here.