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Kinesiology Department – 2022 EU Outstanding Graduate Awards

Published on May 9, 2022 by Erin Hedlun

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

The department offers allied health students the opportunity to learn the art of patient care and injury prevention with degrees in athletic training, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.

Other Kinesiology students earn majors in exercise science, sport management and physical education (with K-12 certification).

The following awards were presented:

Outstanding Graduate in Pre-Athletic Training

Rebekah Carlyle


Outstanding Graduate in Pre-Occupational Therapy

Bryce Nyumah


Outstanding Graduate in Pre-Physical Therapy

Madison Sutt


Outstanding Graduate in Exercise Science

David Farmer


Outstanding Graduate in Physical Education

Zachary Sutt


Outstanding Graduate in Sport Management

Pavel Antonov


The John and Cora Irene Holsinger Award for Outstanding Student in Kinesiology

John Bilbrey


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.