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Students Graduation

2020 Portland + Online Graduation

2020 Portland + Online Graduation

Congratulations Class of 2019–2020!

Graduate Studies Certificate

Vincent Won-Hei Lam Honors
Devin Charles Thurston High Honors
Reginald Wood High Honors

Graduate Studies Diploma

Evan Edward Brammer
Benjamin Olsen Highest Honors
Kasandra Anne Roland Highest Honors
Stephanie Rose Stewart

Master of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies

Benjamin Paul Acone High Honors
Aram Vahan Babasin Highest Honors Zondervan Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biblical Greek
Kara Nicole Betzer High Honors
Kylon Scott Brune Highest Honors
Caleb Blair Bryant Highest Honors
Bruce Po Chang Highest Honors
Amber Marie Dillon Highest Honors New Testament Language and Exegesis Award
Peter Mark Doner Honors
Brandon Andrew Gillogly High Honors
Danielle Sue Henry High Honors
Thomas James Holczer Honors
Madalaine Grace Horky Highest Honors
Melanie Lane Hurlbut High Honors
Sumin Kim High Honors
Conner Duane Locke Highest Honors
Ryan Paul Moffat High Honors
Michael Jeremy Olivares
Ebenezer Peters Honors
Grigoriy Polyakov Honors
Try McCormick Skinner High Honors
Jason Daniel Smith Highest Honors
Nicholas Allen Timmerman Honors
Steven Lee VanMeter
Jared Martin Vogt High Honors
Tyler Scott Walsh Highest Honors
Jason William Webster

Master of Arts in Counseling

Melanie Ann Annear High Honors
Zachary Ray Autry High Honors
Hannah Elizabeth Benedict Highest Honors Counseling Student of the Year Award
Holly Ann Block Highest Honors
Georgeta Boanca Highest Honors
Lindsey Christine Braney
John Norman Hopkins Carlsen High Honors
Benjamin Brian Copeland  
Stephanie Nicole D'Cruz Highest Honors
Kristen Joy Dodson Highest Honors
Adam Charles Garrett  
Deborah Lynn Harrison High Honors
Leah Noel Jacobs Highest Honors
Jordon Richard Lovell Highest Honors
Hannah Gabrielle Martin Highest Honors
Patricia Ann Myers High Honors
Hans Gunnar Rasmussen High Honors
Nadine Katharina Roy  
Hannah June Rodman Shaver Highest Honors
Victor Paul Silmaro  
Emily Margaret Thomas Highest Honors
Jessica Leigh Van der Merwe High Honors
Sandra Colozzi Young Highest Honors

Master of Arts in Global Leadership

Joshua James Melby Highest Honors
John Walker Schurz Highest Honors
Brian Miller Simpfenderfer  

Master of Arts in Ministry and Leadership

Manon M Lapointe-Pratt High Honors
Rono J Mathieson Highest Honors
David Brant Morgan  
Ryan Nathanial Morrison Highest Honors
Micah Joel Page Highest Honors
Joshua Lee Payne High Honors
Elizabeth Anne Pearse High Honors Educational Ministry Award
David Charles Rice Highest Honors
Michael Joseph Warren Highest Honors

Master of Divinity

Daniel Orion Braga Highest Honors
Erik Michael Buchterkirchen Honors Baker Publishing House for Outstanding Achievement in Bible and Theology Award
Kimberlie Laurel Davis
John Williams Downs High Honors
Natalie Kay Heppner Highest Honors Zondervan Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biblical Hebrew
Jacob Reed Ingram
Derek Lamar Jackson
Bradley Dale Libolt High Honors
Nicholas Emmanuel Mariakis Highest Honors
Jonathan Steven Mathews
Zachary Michael Nerison Highest Honors
Edward Ramer  
Hans Gunnar Rasmussen High Honors
Go Eun Shin Honors
Michael Stern Highest Honors
Ian Keith Ussery High Honors Old Testament Language and Exegesis Award
Justine Michael Vanier High Honors The Mel Morasch Christian Service Award
Stephen Christopher Whitham  

Master of Theology

Timothy Ryan Dillon Honors
Eric Walter Robinson Highest Honors William F. Kerr Award in Theological Studies

Doctor of Intercultural Studies

Leonardo Gabriel Calva Castillo A Missiological Case Study of Church Planting of Ministerios Semilla de Mostaza in the Province of Loja, Ecuador
Louis Jacob Cloud Doxological Missiology: Theory, Motivations, and Practice
John Jay Flinn Achieving Holistic Mission through Mission Partnership: An Instrumental Case Study of a Mission Partnership in La Ceiba, Honduras
CMS* Towards an Understanding of Motivations for Mission from a Covenantal Perspective

*Name abbreviated while serving in creative access nations
World Ministry Award
Kuan Wen Wang A Phenomenological Study of an Intercultural Outreach Training Program for Multi-Ethnic Community Outreach Workers in Upertino and Sunnyvale, California

Doctor of Ministry

Paul Martin Burns Christ-Centered Spiritual Intelligence Assessment: A Measurement Tool for Assessing Spiritual Health for Pastors, Counselors, and Coaches
David Aaron Thommen Training Elders for Local Church Ministry

Award Descriptions

Educational Ministry Award

Outstanding graduate in the area of educational ministry as measured by academic excellence, experience in local church ministry, and ability to communicate through teaching and writing

World Ministry Award

Graduate exhibiting academic excellence, maturity of character, and active interest  and concern in missions while in Seminary

Baker Publishing House for Outstanding Achievement in Bible and Theology

Graduate with outstanding accomplishment in Bible and Theology

William F. Kerr Award in Theological Studies

ThM graduate demonstrating outstanding achievement in systematic, biblical or historical theology

Zondervan Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biblical Greek

Student demonstrating outstanding accomplishment

New Testament Language and Exegesis

Student demonstrating outstanding accomplishment in New Testament

Zondervan Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biblical Hebrew

Student demonstrating outstanding accomplishment

Old Testament Language and Exegesis

Student demonstrating outstanding accomplishment in Old Testament

Counseling Student of the Year Award

Graduate demonstrating outstanding accomplishment

The Mel Morasch Christian Service Award

Graduate exhibiting outstanding Christian service in the community

Senior Achievement Award

Graduate exemplifying ideals of Western and distinctive service


Watch the Graduation Celebration

 

2021 Commencement Banquet
When: Friday, April 16
Where: Location TBD
Notes: All 2020 graduates are invited to attend the 2021 graduation festivities.

 

2021 Commencement Ceremony
When: Saturday, April 17
Where: Location TBD
Notes: All 2020 graduates are invited to attend the 2021 graduation festivities.