This week (Jan. 27—Feb. 2) marks National Lutheran Schools Week in the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, providing the network of over 2,000 LCMS preschools, elementary schools and high schools with the public opportunity to proclaim and celebrate God’s work in Lutheran schools.

Here at Concordia University Ann Arbor, we are thankful for our Lutheran elementary schools and high schools and the blessing they have been in leading students to our university’s community. In honor of National Lutheran Schools Week, we are sharing the stories of five Lutheran High alumni and how their education at Concordia—the Church’s School—is preparing them for service to Christ in the Church and the world.

Emily Collins

Lutheran High School North (Macomb, Michigan)





Jack Crandall

Lutheran High Northwest (Rochester Hills, Michigan)






Peter Morrison

Concordia Lutheran High School (Ft. Wayne, Indiana)






Elisabeth Leger

Lutheran High Westland (Westland, Michigan)






Elizabeth Trent

Valley Lutheran High School (Saginaw, Michigan)






— This story is written by Allie Milot, social media manager for Concordia University Wisconsin and Ann Arbor. She may be reached at or 734-995-7403.

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