Two UM Pastors Receive PTS Awards

Rev. Darryl Lockie, at left in back row, and Shane Siciliano, 2nd from right in front, were among award winners at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary graduation.



Two United Methodist pastors were among members of the Class of 2017 at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary who were awarded prizes during graduation exercises.

The Rev. Darryl S. Lockie, pastor of College Hill UMC in Beaver Falls and provisional elder in the Western Pennsylvania Conference, received:

  • The Jennie Rigg Barbour Memorial Prize, for second highest class rank 
  • The Henry A. Riddle Fund for Graduate Study
  • The John Watson Prize in New Testament Greek
Shane Joseph Siciliano, who began serving as pastor of Point UMC in the Johnstown District on July 1, was one of two graduates awarded a Robert E. Lee Church History Prize.  In addition the M.Div. he earned from PTS, he earned a Master of Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh. He  is a part-time local pastor in the Conference.