Oklahoma Baptist University

OBU Hobbs College Presents Awards

OBU’s Herschel H. Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry recently recognized its exceptional students during OBU’s 2014 Awards Convocation Wednesday, May 7.

Dr. Mark McClellan, dean of the Hobbs College, presented the awards. Three outstanding seniors in Hobbs College were recognized.

Brandon Melton, a Biblical languages and anthropology double major from Oklahoma City, received the Outstanding Senior in Religion Award, presented to the student who has demonstrated exceptional ability in the fields of theology, Christian history and biblical studies. He will graduate with the designation magna cum laude.

Aaron Fullbright, a Christian ministry: youth major from Sallisaw, Oklahoma, received the Outstanding Senior in Christian Ministry Award, given to the student who has demonstrated exceptional ability in the field of Christian ministry. Fullbright also received the W.P. Blake Award, the university’s highest award given to a male student. He will graduate with the designation magna cum laude.

Perry Tripp, a Christian ministry: pastoral and philosophy double major from Shawnee, Oklahoma, received the Outstanding Senior in Philosophy Award, given to the student who has demonstrated exceptional ability in the field of philosophy. He will graduate with the designation cum laude.

The seniors will participate in Spring Commencement Friday, May 16, in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Students graduate with the scholastic predicate summa cum laude for maintaining at least a 3.95 grade-point average. Students who maintained at least at 3.70 GPA are designated magna cum laude. Students who maintained at least a 3.40 GPA are designated cum laude.

Visit OBU’s Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry Web page.

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