An honors and commissioning service was held on Friday evening.
Among the honorees receiving recognition were:
n Ruben Corneliu Avram, American Bible Society Biblical Teaching Award and Pentecostal Ministry Award;
n Reinaldo Morals De Sousa, International Student Leadership Award;
n Florentin Ghita, Pentecostal Ministrty Award;
n Constance Laverne Manley, Care Ministry Award;
n Scotty Glenn Poole, F.J. May Excellence in Preaching Award;
n Kristen Noelle Sawyer, Pentecostal Ministry Award:
n Steven S. Spears, American Bible Society Biblical Studies Award;
n Ivy Mariyam Thomas, Pentecostal Ministry Award;
n and Edward Lee Varner, Counseling Award.
Dr. Lucas B. Queen was recognized as Alumnus of the Year.
Master of arts in counseling — Heather Marie Berry, Ronald Alan Cain, Anthony R. Dodd, Anthony Lawrence Lombard, Wanda Maggard, Constance Laverne Manley, Regina Fink Omoregie, Min Hee Park, Benjamin Christopher Salicco, Charles Byron Thornburg, hoe De Leta Thurman and Jackie Weaver.
Master of arts in clinical mental health counseling — James Allen Davidson, Daniel Scott Pugh, William Marlin Stell Jr., Kelley Nichole Thacker, Ivy Marilyam Thomas and Edward Lee Varner.
Master of Arts in church ministries — Denise Lavern Brown, Timoty Duane Coalter, Cesar Cuevas-Rosa, Devon Michael Dixon, Richard Ray Flores-Martinex, Mark H. Medlin, Scotty Glenn Poole, Gregory Lee lSampson and Bruce Davis Wallace.
Master of arts in discipleship and Christian formation — Ivelisse Acosta-Sierra, Pamela Kay Overbey and Lorinda Lewis Roberts.
Master of divinity — Emmanuell Antoine, Ruben Corneliu Avram, Dwight Kevin Buckner Jr., Kimberly Deanne Bullman, Otis Coles III, Reinaldo Morals De Sousa, Florentin Ghita, Nathan Turell Gilmore, Freddy Gongora, Wesley Shane Hunter, Jeremy Steven Lambert, Dimitar Georgiev Luchev, James Kevin Moszes, Daniel H. Pagan, Aaron Barnie Phillips, Amanda Nichols Rathbun, Christopher S. Rusack, Kristen Noelle Sawyer, Terry Scott Smith, Steven S. Spears, Sean Christopher Treas, Jason Dwane Turner and Jason Aaron West.
Doctor of ministry — Hixford Nathaniel Allen, Shibu Cherian, Marceline Morals, William Marion Wilson, Sonia Rebecca Wisdom, Welton James Wriston, and Jong Seoung Yoo.
Doctor of philosophy — Chris E. W. Green
Diploma in chaplaincy studies — Jose Abel Cuen, Dan Sweeney and Angel Najera.
Certificate in chaplaincy studies — Mike Aponte, Cindy Gbopwem. Diana Cardona, Gabriela Cuen, Miguel A. Espara-Saucedo, Vernon E. Landreth, Cadmore Lewis, Emmanuel J. Moodley, Stafford Peterson, Samuel Lee Saylor and Steven W. Wallacde.