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Georgians take part in New Orleans commencement

 

NEW ORLEANS At least 10 students with Georgia ties graduated from New Orleans Seminary (NOBTS) Dec. 17. In total, the seminary graduated approximately 244 certificate, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.

Of those graduating, the following call Georgia home:

Jason T. Sikes, of Salem Baptist Church in McDonough, Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry;

Yeon Kyong Chung, of Sugarloaf Korea Baptist Church in Suwanee, Master of Divinity;

Brian Steven Dubberly, Jr., of Eastside Baptist Church in Douglas, Master of Divinity;

Youngsam Ok, of Se Kwang Baptist Church in Atlanta, Master of Divinity;

Jeffrey Roy Tinsley, of Sunrise Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, Master of Divinity;

Joseph David Judd, of First Redeemer Church in Cumming, Master of Divinity with a Specialization in Biblical Languages;

Jeffrey Michael Brazell, of First Baptist Kingsland, Master of Divinity with a Specialization in Church Music;

David S. Wilson, minister of music and administration at First Baptist Sylvania, Doctor of Educational Ministry;

Jeffrey Dean Rollins, pastor of First Baptist Springfield, Doctor of Ministry; and

Chip Brooks Wheeler, lead pastor at River Hills Church in Winder, Doctor of Ministry.

Three students with Georgia ties graduated with doctoral degrees from New Orleans Seminary on Dec. 17. Pictured from left are David S. Wilson, NOBTS President Chuck Kelley, Jeffrey Dean Rollins and Chip Brooks Wheeler. Wilson, minister of music and administration at First Baptist Church of Sylvania, received the doctor of educational ministry degree. Rollins, pastor at First Baptist church of Springfield, and Wheeler, lead pastor at River Hills Church in Winder, received the doctor of ministry degree.