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Baccalaureate Speakers Announced

Baccalaureate 2016Northwest Christian University’s graduating seniors, their family, and friends as well as the entire campus community are invited to attend Baccalaureate on Friday, May 6, 2016, at 7:30 PM in the Ross Evans Chapel.  Tickets are not required to attend the service.

Baccalaureate is a traditional service celebrating graduating seniors.  Scheduled a few days before graduation, the Baccalaureate program consists of a mix of music, scripture readings, and speeches from campus speakers, Faith community, and members of the graduating class. Friday’s NCU Baccalaureate program is as follows:


Addison Wong, assistant musical director, music department


Tysen Buhler, graduating senior, Student Leader of the Year, biology major, Harrisburg, Oregon


Dr. Dennis Lindsay, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Worship in song – I am Set Free

Chelsea King, senior, music, worship arts major, Needles, California

Hans Coburn, graduating senior, mathematics major and music minor, Eugene, Oregon

Andrew Lloyd, graduating senior, music, worship arts major, Creswell, Oregon

Jordan Buhler, graduating senior, teacher education major, Harrisburg, Oregon

Tysen Buhler, graduating senior, biology major, Harrisburg, Oregon

Scripture Reading – 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 (NLT)

Delia House-Lopez – winner Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Contest, junior, music major, Beaverton, Oregon

Blessing – Bringing the Past with you

Dr. Mick Bollenbaugh, professor philosophy,
and biblical studies, Faculty of the Year

Student Speaker

Madison Womack, graduating senior, bible & theology major, Phoenix, Arizona

Worship in song – Sinking Deep

Senior worship band

Blessing – Don’t Miss the Present

Michael Fuller, vice president for enrollment and student development

Worship in song – Lord I Need You

Senior worship band

Blessing – Lean into the Future

Dr. Joseph Womack, president


Troy Dean, campus pastor


Addison Wong, assistant musical director, music department

NCU will confer bachelor’s and master’s degrees to 157 students during the University’s 117th graduation ceremony on Sat., May 7, 2016, at 10:00 AM in the Morse Events Center on campus.