LDS announces seminary graduates, award recipients


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Fort Walton Beach Stake celebrated graduation for Early Morning Seminary students on June 8 in Niceville. Graduates, from left, are: back row, Justin Morgan, Jeffrey Linares, Andrew Moore, Noah McSheehy, Elias Woolsey and Kiedra Perdue. Front row: Kaitlyn Wirt, Madison Grigg, Skyler McSheehy, Emily Parker, Ann Jones and Brittany Matthews.

Special to the News Bulletin
Published: Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 11:36 PM.

NICEVILLE — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Fort Walton Beach Stake is celebrating its Early Morning Seminary graduates.

Graduates from Crestview are Jeffrey Linares, Emily Parker, Kailyn Wirt, Michael Balatimore, Brittany Matthews and Keidra Perdue. Graduate Anne Jones is from DeFuniak Springs.  Graduates from Fort Walton Beach  are Emily Christopherson, Noah McSheehy, Skyler McSheehy, and Christian Woolsey. Graduates from Niceville are Molly Clifton, Madison Grigg, Andrew Moore and David Russell. Graduate Justice Morgan is from Olive Branch.


Students still finishing the program — and awarded Certificates of Achievement for completing certain portions — are Keidra Perdue, Tiffany Lawson, Dixie Mobley and Kortnie Perkins, Crestview; and Alexandra Bill, Joseph Brill, Samuel Brill and Ammilia Dubbs, Fort Walton Beach.


Students from eight congregations, their teachers, church leaders and hundreds of family members and friends gathered June 15 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Niceville chapel.

Keidre Perdue of Crestview sang, “I Am A Child of God,” accompanied by Ingrid Roberts; Emily Christopherson of Fort Walton Beach sang, “How Great Thou Art” a cappella. Chapman Tew accompanied on the piano while Emily Parker conducted the music.

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