At this year’s commencement service, twenty-six students received B.A. degrees and seven students received A.A. degrees. Kristen L. Ferrier was recognized as the valedictorian, and Jennifer Nicole Moreman was recognized as the salutatorian. Daniel Wesche, Ph.D., who graduated from SEBC in 2003, was selected as this year’s recipient of honorary membership into the Delta Epsilon Chi Honor Society. He serves as the headmaster of Hilton Head Christian Academy in South Carolina. In receiving the award, he spoke of how influenced he had been as a student by the caring relationships he experienced with SEBC faculty members. Hootan Benjamin Nasser received special recognition for his years at SEBC as an audit student. In gratitude for his service as president of SEBC, the board of trustees invited Dr. Don Hawkins to deliver this year’s commencement address. This will be Dr. Hawkins last commencement service as president, as his resignation will be effective in August. To the graduating class, we wish you all the best as you embark on the next stage in your journey. We have loved having you as SEBC students!