March 27, 2014 (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary recently announced the recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Alum Award and First Decade Award. (See the following pages for complete biographies and photos). DISTINGUISHED ALUM AWARD
Established in 1986, the Distinguished Alum Award is given to a graduate of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary who has made a lasting impact on the church and society through outstanding professional, volunteer, or philanthropic accomplishments; and/or who has advanced the seminary's mission, thereby, enhancing Louisville Seminary's impact on the church and future generations of students. The 2014 Louisville Seminary Distinguished Alum Award recipients are: Dr. Lewis Donelson (MDiv ’76)
Ruth A. Campbell Professor of New Testament Studies at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Rev. Kathy Angi (MDiv ’01)
Master Trainer for the Action by Churches Together (ACT) Alliance Rev. Dr. J Herbert Nelson II (DMin ’02)
Director of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) Office of Public Witness (OPW) in Washington, D.C. FIRST DECADE AWARD
In 2012, Louisville Seminary added a First Decade Award, which is presented to a recent graduate who has made a significant impact on the church and in her/his community in the first five to nine years of ministry and service. The 2014 Louisville Seminary First Decade Award recipient is: Rev. Dr. Lewis Brogdon (MDiv ’05)
Assistant Professor of New Testament and Black Church Studies and Director of the Black Church Studies Program at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Louisville Seminary Distinguished Alum and First Decade Award recipients will be formally recognized at the Distinguished Alum and First Decade Award Reception and Dinner, which will take place Tuesday, April 8, at Louisville Seminary’s Gardencourt. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with the dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event are $30 each. The event will cap off the seminary’s 2014 Festival of Theology and Alum Reunion. Learn more about Louisville Seminary's 2014 Distinguished Alum and First Decade Award winners. See past Distinguished Alum Award recipients. See a complete schedule and register for Louisville Seminary's Festival of Theology and Alum Reunion.