News Release

Evangel’s Kinesiology 2016 graduation awards

May 30, 2016 | Paul K. Logsdon


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel University Department of Kinesiology has announced its 2016 graduation awards.

The awards were given during the baccalaureate service on Thursday, May 5, in the Robert H. Spence Chapel auditorium.

The following awards were presented:

  • Outstanding Graduate in Exercise Science/Pre-Physical Therapy — Breanna Feemster from Springfield, Mo.
  • Outstanding Graduate in Exercise Science/Personal Training — Olivia Crews from Sun Prairie, Wis.
  • Outstanding Graduate in Physical Education — Korry Tillery from Springfield, Mo.
  • Outstanding Graduate in Recreation — Nathaniel Brown from Shermans Dale, Pa.
  • The John & Cora Irene Holsinger Award for Outstanding Student in Kinesiology — Andrew Patton from Derby, Conn.
  • The John and Cora Irene Hoslinger Award for Outstanding Student in Kinesiology — Haley Watson from Mountain Grove, Mo.

Evangel University and its seminary saw a total of 625 associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees conferred this spring in two graduation ceremonies.

The 58th annual Commencement ceremony for Evangel was held on Friday, May 6, at the James River Church. More than 4,000 family and friends celebrated 569 graduates earning 424 bachelor’s, 108 master’s and 37 associate’s degrees, 31 of which are from EU’s James River Leadership Campus.

In addition, the 43rd annual Commencement for the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary was held on Saturday, May 7, in the Spence Chapel. There were 55 degrees conferred, of which 37 are master’s and 18 are doctoral degrees.

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