Sunday, May 23, 2010

Graduate Sunday at Macedonia

It was Graduate Sunday at Macedonia and I would like to say how proud I am of all of our graduates and I would like to give credit to our College and Career Ministry as well as our Christian Education Department for all of their hard work. We were blessed this year with five High school graduates, 2 College Graduates, one Pre-K graduate, and 12 Sunday School graduates who are moving on to the next level of learning.
Chad James Williams is the son of Melvin and Cherelyn Williams. He is graduating from Washington High School and has been accepted at Southwestern Michigan College where he aspires to pursue a career in radio broadcasting.
Mark Edmund Dixon II is the son of Angelia Forrest and Mark Dixon Sr. He is graduating from Washington High School and also has been accepted to Southwestern Michigan College where he will pursue a degree in Physical Therapy.
Joshua George Cobbin is graduating from St. Joseph's High School with a 3.5 GPA. He has participated with church groups and civic organizations cleaning and painting churches as well as working in nursing homes and senior centers. Joshua will be attending Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
Caleb Henry Cobbin is graduating from St. Joseph's High School where he maintained over a 4.00 GPA over his four years. He is a member of the National Honor Society and the National Society for High School Scholars. He loves drama and has participated in plays such as: The Music Man, Annie, Peter Pan, Everything Goes, and this summer has a leading role in Fame.
Caleb is a recipient of the 2010 Lily Endowment Community Scholarship and has received a FULL RIDE to attend The University of Notre Dame.
Danielle Gentry-Hampton is graduating from John Adams High School. She is active in VOICE, Indiana's youth led anti-tobacco movement, PSI, (Postponing Sexual Involvement) JA Gospel Choir, Concert Choir and recently began a internship at MIX-106FM.
Danielle uses her gifts for the glory of God and the betterment of her church by coordinating performances and rehearsals for Macedonia's praise dancers and mime teams as well as helps out with the visual and graphic arts ministry of our church. She will be attending Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne studying Mass Communications.
We celebrate our college graduates, Preston Alexander, who graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington with a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Psychology, and Kecia M. Blakely who graduated from The University of Phoenix with a master of Science in Psychology.
The Seeds through the Word of God, planted through the efforts of Pastors F.D. Johnson and Anthony R. Pettus burst forth on this Sunday and we praise God for allowing us the chance to covenant with these young people as they embark on the next phase of their lives.


Ronald said...


Keep running,


Unknown said...

Once again I am so proud to be apart of this Macedonia Family!!! Thanks for making a great big deal of their graduations. They will always remember your efforts.

Anonymous said...

A wonderful and timely message. Exactly what me and every other parent of a senior has been saying for the last 4 years! Thank you for caring so much for our children.