The Thistle

Congratulations to Our 2017 Graduate Award Winners!

Every year the Seminary honors certain graduates with awards in specific areas. Please join us in congratulating the following recipients:

  • The Robert G. Rayburn Award, given annually to a graduating student who demonstrates special zeal and competence in the field of homiletics, has been awarded to Isaac Terwilleger.
  • The J. Oliver Buswell Theology Prize, given annually to a graduating student who has demonstrated special zeal and competence in the field of historical or systematic theology, has been awarded to Wade Urig.
  • The Exegesis Prize, given to a graduating student who has demonstrated a special zeal and competence in the field of biblical exegesis, has been awarded to Chelsea Kelly and Alissa Rockney.
  • The Max Belz Christian Education Award, given to a graduating student who has demonstrated special zeal and competence in the field of Christian education, has been awarded to Josh Yergler.
  • The Grant for Graduate Theological Studies, a grant given to a graduating student who has been accepted into a graduate program of theological studies and has been deemed worthy in terms of academic ability, financial need, and consistent Christian character and testimony, has been awarded to Luke Irwin.