2011 Commencement Ceremony
- Melanie Wenig
- May 25, 2011
Denver Seminary’s 60th commencement ceremony was held Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Southeast Christian Church in Parker, Colo. The graduates, commissioned by President Mark Young and the board of trustees, included 161 master’s level candidates, nine doctoral candidates and 15 certificate candidates. The ceremony was attended by numerous family members and friends. Pastor Gordon MacDonald (1966 alum) was the keynote speaker exhorting the graduates to grow deeper in their faith, surround themselves with those of deep faith and help disciple others to grow in the same.
Numerous awards were presented, including the Raymond McLaughlin Preaching Award, given to Anthony D. Grimes, Jr.; the Richard S. Beal Missions Award, presented to Glenn Cameron Pieters; and the Carey S. Thomas Award for Excellence presented to Robert Matthew Read. The training and mentoring department awarded Excellence in Mentoring medallions to Steve and Darlene Thulson and Wes Roberts in recognition of their outstanding and continued service as mentors. Adrienne Mary Johnson was the student recipient of the Excellence in Mentoring medallion. Thirteen students were named to the Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities list. Join us in congratulating the class of 2010 and praying for them as they begin the next chapter of their lives and ministry.