Graduates honored at Summer Graduation Ceremony

Warner Pacific Graduation“‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'” Jeremiah 29:11

On a beautiful summer morning (Saturday, August 13, 2016), 65 Warner Pacific students became new Alumni and several graduates were honored with awards of distinction:

Wilma I. Perry Award: Joel Whiteside

Dr. Wilma I. Perry embodied many wonderful qualities that Warner Pacific College considers of high value for its graduates of the Adult Degree Program. In her lifetime, Dr. Perry served as pastor of the Friendly Street Church of God in Eugene, OR, following years of service as an itinerant preacher and evangelist. Furthermore, she earned a doctorate in psychology from the University of Oregon as an adult student and joined the faculty at Warner Pacific College, where she also directed the College’s Center for Human Services. She was known for her speaking and teaching abilities, and as a gifted, published scholar. Dr. Perry’s life was one of service, academic excellence, integrity, and transformation

Adult Degree Program Outstanding Student Award for Excellence in Christ-Centered Leadership and Service: Deadra Shavers

Adult Degree Program Outstanding Student Award for Excellence in Urban Leadership and Service: Heather Wooldridge

Adult Degree Program Outstanding Student Award for Excellence in Liberal Arts Leadership and Service: Everett D. Horvath

Adult Degree Program Outstanding Student Award for Excellence in Diversity Leadership and Service: Moses D. Dyson