2018-2019 Award Winners

On Friday, May 3rd, a number of students received scholarships and special recognition related to the 2018-19 school year.  With the help of several private benefactors, a record-breaking amount of scholarships were offered for this school year.  Here are the award winners for this school year:

The World Wide New Testament Baptist Missions – Missions Scholarship –A $150 scholarship for an Ambassador Baptist College missions student that demonstrates a clear vision, passion, and desire for world evangelization. This scholarship is limited to male students who are classified as rising juniors. The recipient of this award is Kevin Elliot.

The World Wide New Testament Baptist Missions – Pastoral Studies Scholarship – A $150 scholarship for an Ambassador Baptist College pastoral student that demonstrates a clear vision, passion, and desire for world evangelization.  This scholarship is limited to male students who are classified as rising juniors. The recipient of this award is Garrison Snow.

Charles Sheppard Memorial Music Scholarship – A $300 scholarship presented by Mrs. Joan Nix Sheppard to a student in recognition of the display of exemplary character, diligence and discipline in piano and voice. The recipient of this award is Martha Spitsbergen.

Alfred B. Smith Music Scholarship – A $500 scholarship presented by alumni David and Ginger Smith to a student in recognition of diligence and discipline in the field of music. The recipient of this award is Kristin Quick.

Determined Ministries Evangelism Scholarship – A $500 scholarship presented by alumnus Richard Harper to a student who has excelled in displaying the gifts of an evangelist. The recipient of this award is Thomas Simpson.

Wayne Kirk Missions Scholarship – A $1,000 scholarship presented to a missions student in recognition of outstanding Christian testimony and service. The recipient of this award is Faith Hanny.

Priscilla Award – A $1000 scholarship presented to a female student in recognition of outstanding Christian leadership. The recipient of this award is Ruby Mikula.

Aquila Award – A $1000 scholarship presented to a male student in recognition of outstanding Christian leadership. The recipient of this award is Matthew Schrock.

The Kolb-Kennedy Memorial Missionary Scholarship – An $1,800 scholarship from Shining Light Baptist Church awarded to a missions student who will be doing a missions internship during the 2019 summer. The recipient of this award is Sydney Chambers.

Ray Blackman, Sr. Memorial Scholarship – A $3,600 ($1800 per semester) scholarship presented by the Blackman family to a rising senior who has demonstrated a godly character, academic diligence, and a strong determination to be in ministry. Ambassador Baptist College will recommend up to four eligible students and the Blackman family will select the recipient. Preference will be given to married students. The recipient of this award is Kyle Boylston.

Pastor Gene Cole Scholarship – A $7,000 scholarship (each student) presented by the Hoagland Family Christian Foundation to two pastoral students in honor of Gene Cole, Pastor of Devonshire Baptist Church. The recipients of this award are Timothy Hendricks and Stephen Cuthbertson.

President’s Award – An award presented by the President to a graduating senior in recognition of consistent, godly Christian character. The recipient of this award is Danny Adrian.                                                        

The Fundamentalist’s Award – An award presented to a graduating student at commencement who best displays the principles and practices of historic fundamentalism. The recipient of this award is Tim Brubaker.

Valedictorian Award – A Bible presented to a graduating student in recognition scholastic achievement. The recipient of this award is Abby Carlson.

Alumnus of the Year Award – A citation presented by the ABC College in recognition of diligence and faithfulness in ministry. Recipient needs to have been in the ministry for five years. The recipients of this award are John and Esther Uit de Flesch.