Cameron is graduating from Bethany High School where he was elected Mr. Broncho. He will be attending Oklahoma State University and was recently accepted into the engineering summer bridge program. His mother is Michelle Ayers, and his brother is Collin.
Andrew graduated from Deer Creek High School. He is looking forward to attending OSU in the Fall. He plans to pursue a degree in MIS Business. He is thankful for his time with the MBC youth. He has enjoyed many impactful experiences on missions trips, through youth events, and playing with the worship band. Many thanks to Robert Black, David Murray and all his D-Group comrades for their support through the years.
Caitlyn Ashley Coles
Caitlyn is the daughter of Randy and Amy Coles. She is the youngest sister to Alexis and Patrick, and has been homeschooled for 11 years. Caitlyn has attended Metropolitan since she was an infant. She enjoys going to concerts and painting. She loves being with the horses and the children where she works at Coffee Creek Therapeutic Riding Center. Caitlyn enjoys writing and one day hopes to be a movie director.
Caleb is the son of Liz Dyer and the late Mark Dyer. He will graduate from Deer Creek High School and will be attending Oklahoma State like his older brothers and father. He hopes to use his musical talents to bring glory to God. Caleb ran with the cross country team all 4 years in high school, building fantastic friendships and lots of endurance, setting personal goals and reaching them. He was also elected senior class president. He has been a part of the student-led worship team in the youth group and has performed at various parties, churches, and school functions. He sings, plays guitar and keyboards, as well as trumpet in the church orchestra or guitar for the contemporary worship team. Caleb has been so blessed with wonderful Sunday school teachers here at Metropolitan, AWANA leaders, discipleship leaders, and awesome youth pastors. The mission trips helped shape his faith as well. The guys in his small group have been especially close and encouraging through all their ups and downs. Caleb will be greatly missed at home by his siblings, Stephen, Josiah, Erin, Mary Grace, and Micah. But mostly by his mother!
Karissa graduated from Harding Charter Preparatory High School and will be attending the University of Oklahoma. She is the daughter of Roger and Lisa Henning. Her brother is Kale Henning.
Joshua Daniel Jennings
Josh will graduate from Bethany High School. This last school year he worked for the local newspaper, “The Bethany Tribune,” as a sports intern. He has been on the Bethany High School Golf team for the past 4 years. Josh and the golf team made Bethany High School history by being that school’s first ever golf team to qualify for the state tournament held earlier in May. Josh received a scholarship to attend Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma, where he will major in sports journalism. While in Weatherford, Josh will work for “The Weatherford Daily News” as a sports writer. He plans on attending the Baptist Collegiate Ministry to continue growing spiritually with his college friends. He would like to thank his D-Group Leaders – Robert Black, David Murray, Matt Menhennett, Ryan Terry, and Casey Oliver – for their many years of encouragement, pushing him spiritually and for believing in him every step of the way through Middle and High School. His parents are John and Shelley Jennings, and Katie is his sister.
Hannah will be graduating from Oklahoma Christian School. She plans on entering Oklahoma State University to major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to prepare for medical school. Her goal is to become a pediatric physician. Her parents are Charles and Jill, and her brother is Jonathan. She was on the Headmaster Honor Roll for 4 years, the National Honor Society President, a Regent Scholar, Salutatorian, and captain of her soccer team. She also made a 35 on her ACT. Hannah’s name means “gracious,” and this word best describes who she is.
Chloe is graduating from Southwest Covenant School. She participated in track and played the flute in band. She is going to OBU to get a nursing degree and has been accepted in their honors program.
Nathan is graduating from Deer Creek High School with plans to attend Oral Roberts University in the fall. His parents are Jonathan and Gina Musgrove. Colby is his younger brother. Nathan completed Youth Leadership OKC – a program dedicated to educating and preparing young adults in the importance and gratification of community, non-profit, and social involvement. Nathan is passionate about his personal relationship with Christ, and his parents are thrilled with his choice of ORU to pursue his higher education while expanding his knowledge and opportunities to serve our Lord and Savior.
Gabriel Austin Parker is graduating from Southwest Covenant in Yukon. He will be attending Oklahoma State University and is planning to double major in Mechanical Engineering and Creative Writing. He is the son of Kelly and Dana Parker and has one younger brother, Ian. Gabriel is a National Merit Scholar, Eagle Scout and Valedictorian at SWCS. He has received numerous scholarships from OSU as well as Colorado School of Mines and Patrick Henry University. Writing is his passion. He has written two plays, one of which – Treasure of the Crocodile’s Ear – was produced and performed at SWCS and met rave reviews! He also enjoys writing short stories and hopes to produce a novel in the near future. Gabriel answered the call to follow Jesus at a young age and has been striving to follow faithfully ever since. He is a natural leader and shows a Christlike attitude in mentoring and discipling others. His parents are excited to see where God leads him as they watch him grow into the man God has called him to be.
Reagan is graduating from Epic Charter School and has started a three year internship at Azani Pro Training. Her parents are William and Anne Smith, and her siblings are Morgan, Bailey, Brady, Parker, Riley, Cruz, and Emmit.