Congratulations to the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
During this year's commencement ceremony, three Concordia alumni received awards for both their dedication to their profession and to the ministry of CLHS. They were honored during a special recognition banquet held the previous night at Pine Valley Country Club.
Dr. Richard Pierce II received the Distinguished Alumnus Award for demonstrating an ongoing dedication to Christian principles and the church, with both lifetime and personal achievement. After graduating from Concordia in 1981, Richard received his B.A. at Valparaiso University and went on to earn his M.A. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his Ph.D from Indiana University. A member of the Notre Dame faculty since 1996, Dr. Pierce specializes in African American, Urban, and Civil Rights history, examining social and political protest in urban environments.
Annette Diemer, class of 1959, is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, honoring a record of dedicated support, activity and service to the ministry of Concordia. Upon graduation, Annette began a career at Lutheran Social Services of Indiana that spanned 50 years. Annette is a congregant of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, serving six years on the Bethlehem nominating committee, three years as a Shepherd and more than 50 years in the choir.
Adam Thies, class of 1995, is the recipient of the Neale M. Shank Award, recognizing an alumnus who is under the age of 40 and has made significant contributions to their given career, community, church or Concordia Lutheran High School. Mr. Thies is the Director of the Department of Metropolitan Development for the City of Indianapolis and also serves as a strategic planning advisor to the Mayor of Indianapolis.
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New Online Shop Offers CLHS Gifts and Clothing
We are proud to announce the arrival of the official CLHS Online Gift Shop! With items ranging from stadium blankets to infant onesies and totes to school polos, this is your one-stop destination for all things Concordia. Click here to check out the new CLHS Gift Shop.
A portion of all proceeds will benefit Concordia Lutheran High School.
Marching Cadets Perform in National Memorial Day Parade
The CLHS Marching Cadets were honored to represent Indiana in the National Memorial Day Parade, which highlighted a six-day performance tour.
At the end of their Memorial Day activities in Washington, two representatives from the group laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns on behalf of Concordia Lutheran High School at Arlington National Cemetery.
Alumni Event Rescheduled
CLHS Alumni and a guest are invited to join host Brian Waite, '78, at Fort Wayne's Cadet Connection, on Tuesday, June 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. at A Beautiful Day by Design, 2325 Goshen Rd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808.
Concordia Lutheran High School named Indiana Four Star School
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced Indiana’s 4 Star schools for 2013 today. In order to achieve this designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in ISTEP+ testing results. A total of 313 schools received the award throughout the state.
Physical Form for All Prospective Athletes
If you are a prospective athlete wanting to participate in one of Concordia's 2013-14 sports programs, Concordia first requires the completion of a physical. To learn more about the physical screening process, and times that you can have one done here at the school, please click here to download our form.
Indiana State Income Tax Deduction Available
Parents, be sure to claim the private school deduction on your Indiana state income tax form. This deduction is available if your child can count as a dependent or attended a private elementary or high school education program and was enrolled for the entire year. If the child had education expenditures (tuition, books, etc.) during 2012 that were unreimbursed (not paid by scholarships or vouchers), the deduction is $1,000 per qualified dependent child for whom you made education expenditures. Concordia Lutheran High School's code is A195.
New Alumni Directory
The Concordia Lutheran High School Alumni Association has contracted with Alumni Research, Inc. to collect and compile information for a new alumni directory. The most comprehensive directory CLHS has ever published, it will be divided into four sections: biographical, geographical, profession, and class roster. An introductory section will showcase the school's history and events. This directory is a limited edition press run and will be offered only one time. Alumni, help us to keep in touch with you by clicking here to update your information for the new directory.
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