Christian College Hosts Commencement

Manhattan Christian College is proud to announce spring commencement exercises will be held Saturday, May 11, 2:00 p.m. at Forum Hall in the Kansas State University Union. Seventy-eight degrees were conferred. Dennis Thomas, senior minister of Northern Hills Christian Church in Thornton, Colorado will address the graduates with the theme, "Dreaming, Believing, Risking."

Bachelor of Arts in Bible/Pastoral Ministry Cody Courter of Derby, KS; Lois Dillard of Manhattan, KS; Jonathan Grogg of Phoenix, AZ; Jeremiah Holcomb of Colorado Springs, COóCum laude

Bachelor of Arts in Bible/Pastoral Ministry with a minor in Youth Ministry: Jerod Brummer of Beloit, KS; Michael Elliott of Sacramento, CA

Bachelor of Arts in Bible/Pastoral Ministry with a minor in Cross-Cultural Ministry: Benjamin Skidmore of Granby, CO

Bachelor of Arts in Bible/Pastoral Ministry and Bachelor of Theology: Marcus Hawkes of Herington, KS

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Pastoral Ministry with a minor in Youth Ministry: Anthony Zullo of Manhattan, KS

Bachelor of Arts in Bible/Cross-Cultural Ministry: Alisha Caulley of Manhattan, KS

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Cross-Cultural Ministry: Holli Palmieri of Neosho, MO; Sarah Prosise of Manhattan, KSóCum laude; Cambria Stemsrud of Indianola, IA

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Educational Ministry: James Nelson of Washington, KS

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Educational Ministry and Bachelor of Science in Bible/Family Ministry: Shelley A. Zipperle of Manhattan, KSóMagna cum laude

Bachelor of Arts in Bible/Family Ministry: Sarah Zullo of Manhattan, KSóCum laude

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Family Ministry: Naomi Beck of Clay Center, KS; Travis Clark of Chandler, AZ; Tiffany Classen of Beloit, KS; Chad Gilstrap of Wichita, KS; Kelly Greemore of Holton, KS; Shawn Inchaustegui of Mexico City, ME; Susan Kirby of Lansing, KS; Bradley Lenhardt of Longmont, CO; Matthew McFarren of Great Bend, KS; Melissa Mock of Oklahoma City, OK; Matthew Roots of Hutchinson, KS; Renee Seek of Glendale, AZ; Laura VanderHamm of Hutchinson, KSóSumma cum laude

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Family Ministry with a minor in Youth Ministry: Constance Pearce of Manhattan, KS

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Family Ministry with a minors in Educational Ministry and Youth Ministry

Amy Nelson of Tonganoxie, KSóMagna cum laude

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Family Ministry with a minor in Cross-Cultural Ministry: Reasa VanGilder of Topeka, KSóCum laude

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Family Ministry with a minor in Music Ministry: Zaneta Hahn of Lincoln, NE; Michelle Volgamore of Atwood, KS

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Music Ministry: Megan Mace of Topeka, KS; Benjamin Perry of Manhattan, KS; Robyn Ward-Wright of Greenwood, IN

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Christian Service: Benjamin White of Glendale, AZ

Bachelor of Science in Bible/Christian Service with a minor in Pastoral Ministry: Kerry Newby of Manhattan, KS

Bachelor of Science in Bible: Melissa Boutz of Topeka, KSóCum laude; Susan Hurst of Derby, KS; Jessica Perry of Manhattan, KS; Tricia Roots of Colorado Springs, CO; Shelby Wertz of McClave, CO

Bachelor of Science in Bible with a minor in Family Ministry: Myra Stewart of Churchville, NY

Bachelor of Science in Management and Ethics: Tamara Baker of Wichita, KS; Teresa Bingham of Scranton, KS; Pauline Byrd of Junction City, KS; Jeanette Crowder of Spring Hill, KS; Sandra Cowdin of Dwight, KSóCum laude; Reita Currie of Manhattan, KS; Melinda Davison of Salina, KS; Theresa Dennard of Ft. Riley, KS; Glen Fair of Manhattan, KS; Elaine Flemming of Manhattan, KS; Lori Guffey of Topeka, KS; Laura Hampton of Augusta, GA; Cora Holt of Wamego, KSóSumma cum laude; Wendy Johnson of George West, TX; Kymberly Nies of Manhattan, KS; Gary OíFlannagan of Salina, KS; David Parker of Manhattan, KS; Jonathan Peterson of Kansas City, KS; Annette Sanford of Manhattan, KS; Charlotte Self of Manhattan, KS; Melanie Smith of Dodge City, KSóSumma cum laude; Jennifer Spencer of Gardner, KS; Andrew Stanley of Newton, KS; Barbara Starr of Lawrence, KS; Daniel Wheat of Glasco, KS

Associate of Ministry in Bible/Cross-Cultural Ministry: Bryan Boutz of Topeka, KS; Altair Fatton of Fort Collins, CO

Associate of Ministry in Bible/Educational Ministry: Heather Malloy of Topeka, KS

Associate of Ministry in Bible/General Studies: Amber Graham of Washington, KS; Brianna Jo Schulze-Grissom of Manhattan, KS; Angela Harris of Ozawkie, KS; Meghan Hughes of Valley Center, KS; Burgandi Leyba of Wichita, KS

The Latin graduation honors noted above recognize approximately 20% of graduating students. The awards are Summa cum laude, top 3%; Magna cum laude, the next 7%; and Cum laude, the next 10%.

Accredited by the North Central Association of College and Schools of the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NCA) and the Accrediting Association of Bible Colleges (AABC), Manhattan Christian College is celebrating her 75th anniversary of educating, equipping, and enriching Christian leaders.