Rev. Dr. Lavette Paige and Rev. Sandra Strauss received the highest honors Lancaster Seminary confers on its graduates during the graduate school of theology's May Alumni/ae Day 2016.
The Allan S. Meck Award, presented to Dr. Paige of Harrisburg, honors distinguished service in pastoral ministry. Dr. Paige received both a Master of Divinity degree in 2000 and a Doctor of Ministry degree in 2011from Lancaster Seminary. She recently retired as pastor of Martin Luther King Jr. Baptist Church, Harrisburg.
The Robert V. Moss Award, presented to Rev. Strauss of Harrisburg, recognizes distinguished service in specialized ministry. Rev. Strauss is director of Public Advocacy for the Pennsylvania Council of Churches in Harrisburg. She received a Master of Divinity degree from Lancaster Seminary in 2003. She worships at Market Square Presbyterian Church.