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Humanities Department – 2022 EU Outstanding Graduate Awards

Published on May 9, 2022 by Erin Hedlun

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Department of Humanities at Evangel University has announced its 2022 EU Outstanding Graduate awards. The awards were presented during the traditional undergraduate baccalaureate service held on Thursday, May 5 in the Robert H. Spence Chapel auditorium.

The Humanities Department includes majors in art, literature, foreign languages, and theatre.

Students gain hands-on experience through the varied activities sponsored by Humanities, which include theatre productions, a student art gallery, the Epiphany fine-arts magazine, coffeehouse poetry readings, The Write Place lab, and a variety of Artist Series events.

The following awards were presented:

Outstanding Graduate in Art Education

Kaytlin Stevens


Outstanding Graduate in English Education

Samantha Baker


Outstanding Graduate in English: Literature

Juliana Vitosh


Outstanding Graduate in English: Writing

Natalie Slater


Outstanding Graduate in English: TESOL

Grace Cox


Outstanding Graduates in Theatre

David Farmer

Chandler Gray

The Class of 2022

Evangel University and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary celebrated 536 graduates at a joint commencement ceremony at Great Southern Bank Arena (formerly known as JQH Arena) in Springfield on May 5. Graduates earned a total of 31 doctoral, 95 master’s, 360 bachelor’s and 50 associate’s degrees. The majority of the AAs are from Evangel’s James River College campus.


About Evangel University

Evangel University, with the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), is a comprehensive Christian university committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to serve the Church and society globally. Evangel and AGTS serve more than 2,200 students from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries, offering 70 undergraduate majors and 19 master and doctoral degrees.