Phillips Awards 22 Diplomas at 2019 Commencement

Phillips Theological Seminary awarded 22 diplomas at its commencement ceremony May 18 at First Christian Church in Tulsa, Okla.

There were seven Master of Divinity graduates, three Master of Arts in Ministry and Culture graduates, two Master of Arts (Social Justice) graduates, three Master of Theological Studies graduates, two Doctor of Ministry graduates and two Graduate Diplomas in General Theological Studies, and two Graduate Diplomas in Advanced Ministry Studies.

Richard F. Ward, PhD, Fred B. Craddock Professor of Homiletics and Worship, delivered the faculty reflection. MDiv graduate Kara Yarborough Farrow provided the Senior Class Reflection.

2019 Commencement Senior Class Reflection from Kara Yarborough Farrow, MDiv
2019 Commencement Faculty Reflection from Richard Ward, PhD

You can download a copy of the commencement program and scroll below to see the 2018-2019 graduates.

Graduate Diploma in General Theological Studies 

  • Jennifer Marie Moreno
  • Mary Elizabeth Risi 

Graduate Diploma in Advanced Ministry Studies

  • Peggy D. Farris
  • Marilyn Frances Pickrel 

Master of Arts (Social Justice)

  • Paige Isabella Clark
  • Sara Elise Rudolph-Pollard 

Master of Arts in Ministry and Culture 

  • John A. Jacobs, Jr.
  • Rahab “Faith” Muthoni Wambugu
  • Darren Brentan Williams 

Master of Theological Studies 

  • Jessica Barr
  • Henry Peyton Holub (honors)
  • Daniel Farris Pigg (high honors) 

Master of Divinity 

  • Kara Yarborough Farrow (high honors)
  • Yadenee Zoe Hailu
  • David Huitt
  • Randa Kay Reeves
  • Linda Marie Tucker
  • Cristine Alise Warring (high honors)
  • Allison Paige Wheeler (high honors)
  • Brent Edward Wiescamp 

Doctor of Ministry 

  • Lara Blackwood Pickrel 

Project: Not Yet Sisters: Friendship as Model for Mission and Ministry,

Adviser: Dr. Sarah Morice Brubaker Reader: Dr. Ellen Blue 

  • Wilma Zalabak 

Project: Mining for Trust and Love in Community on Franklin Gateway, In Marietta, Georgia, with Listening and Preaching as Tools

Adviser: Dr. Kathleen D. McCallie Reader: Dr. Sarah Morice Brubaker