HUBER HEIGHTS – Nineteen high school seniors from the Miami Valley graduated from the Seminary program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on May 21 at the church on Shull Road in Huber Heights.
More than 100 students attended early morning seminary classes throughout the Miami Valley to study the New Testament this year. Thirteen volunteer teachers taught the classes. The curriculum of the four year program includes the Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, and Doctrine and Covenants/Church History.
Michael W. Stevens, president of the Dayton Ohio East Stake of the LDS (Mormon) church, congratulated each graduating senior as they received their diploma. President Stevens invited the students to keep their connection to heaven through studying the scriptures and trusting in God.
Three graduates shared their feelings about attending seminary.
Isaac Graham, a senior from Beavercreek High School, said that attending seminary will help him as he makes future difficult decisions. He might be reluctant to take the first steps toward adulthood but studying the scriptures has comforted him, given him courage and increased his knowledge of the gospel.
Graduating seniors for 2017 are (Beavercreek) Ammon Kellar, (Bellefontaine) Caleb Stewart, (Fairborn) Reue’l Boyes, (Huber Heights) Gabriel Andrus, Kayla Cindric, Cameron Floyd, Nelani Huntington, Kyleigh Lutz, Olivia Szanto, (Piqua) Jakob Groover, Neil Reed, (Springfield) Katelyn Adkins, (Xenia) Emily Freeman, Isaac Graham, Alexa Stevens, Alexis Sullivan, Caleb Thomas, Alison Thomson, Jacob Wilkinson.
Story courtesy of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.