2018 GRADUATES


  • hunter beard

    Hunter, son of Revs. Quentin & Dianne Beard of Sioux Falls First, graduated from Lutheran High School!  He plans to attend North Central University (Minneapolis, MN) in the fall to study Education: Communication Arts and Literature.  Hunter enjoys a good cup of coffee, reading, photography, hiking, traveling, and cultural studies.

  • quentin beard

    Rev. Quentin Beard, lead pastor of Sioux Falls First, graduated from Evangel University (Springfield, MO) with a Master's degree in Organizational Leadership!  He is excited to continue leading and cultivating leaders in South Dakota.

  • hunter bixler

    Hunter, son of Revs. Alan & Heather Bixler of Crosswalk Community Church in Sioux Falls, graduated from Harrisburg High School!  He plans to attend Evangel University through the James River Leadership School (Ozark, MO) to prepare for youth ministry.

  • Bret leininger

    Bret, son of Rev. Todd & Goldie Leininger of Calvary AG in Sioux Falls, graduated from Southwest Tech with a degree in Graphic Design! He has been approved as a Missionary Associate with the AGWM to Barcelona, Spain!  Bret will be using his talents for graphics, sound, video, and photography towards the ministry efforts of the International Church of Barcelona.

  • savanna schneider

    Rev. Savanna Schneider, of Watertown, SD, graduated from Trinity Bible College (Ellendale, ND) with a Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Studies and Biblical Studies, with a minor in Business.  She has accepted a position at TBC as an Enrollment Counselor and she will concurrently be working on pursuing her Masters degree in Global Theology.

  • brittany winter

    Brittany, daughter of Revs. David & Kathy Winter of Deadwood, SD, graduated from high school!  She plans to attend Liberty Online University in the fall to study Graphic Design.