on Friday, May 14, 2021

Leavell College highlighted student scholarship and research this year with the Best Senior Thesis of the Year Mini-conference on April 21.

The authors of the top five senior theses presented their research to the Leavell College faculty and answered questions about their research and conclusions. Dr. Sandy Vandercook, Associate Dean of Leavell College, commended the students for the high level of scholarship exhibited in their research and presentations.

After the presentations, Corey McKinney’s “The Goodness of God in Suffering” was selected as the best thesis of the year.

The other top theses included:

  •  “A Biblical Case against Same Sex Marriage” by Ben Barber
  • “The Empty Tomb” by Noah Starnes
  •  “Is the Prosperity Gospel Biblical?” by Amy Garvin
  • “Essene Water and Essene Wine: A Sociohistorical Approach to Understanding the Baptism and Last Supper of Christ” by Marshall Pace.