Alumni Awards

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2013 Distinguished Young Alumni Award - Mark Duitsman

Mark Duitsman

Mark Duitsman is a 1998 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran High School. When asked how his education at Lincoln Lutheran prepared him for what he is doing now, Mark said: “The education I received at Lincoln Lutheran, and more importantly the teachers and coaches who delivered that education, instilled principles and a foundation that have helped me spiritually, personally, and  professionally. I frequently find myself calling upon the advice and lessons learned from the staff.”

2012 Distinguished Alumni Award - Matt Seevers

Matt Seevers

Our 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award winner is Matt Seevers; a Lincoln native and 1986 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran Junior High. Matt went on to attend Truman State University, receiving his degree in Marketing. He continued his education at Drake University where he received his M.B.A. Matt also attended the University of Kentucky where he received his PhD. in Marketing. He currently is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Creighton University in Omaha, NE.

2012 Distinguished Young Alumni Award - Kyle Wooster

Kyle Wooster

Kyle Wooster is a 1999 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran High School.

2011 Distinguished Alumni Award - Ron Kuehn

Ron Kuehn

Our 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award winner is Ron Kuehn; a Lincoln native and 1972 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran Junior High. Ron went on to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, receiving his degree in Mathematics, with a minor in Actuarial Science. He currently serves as the Second Vice President  & Associate Actuary for Ameritas.

2011 Distinguished Young Alumni Award - Jill Fiddler

Jill Fiddler

Jill Fiddler is a 1999 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran High School, and states that her time at LL helped her strive for three major goals: excellence, balance and Christ.

2010 Distinguished Young Alumni Award - Kim Loontjer

Kim Loontjer

Kim Loontjer was born to Gary and Sue Loontjer.  She grew up in Seward, NE and attended St. John Lutheran School.  She is a 1999 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran as she transferred here for Junior High and High School. 

2010 Distinguished Alumni Award - Matt Korte

Matt Korte

Matt Korte is a Lincoln native who has good memories of his relationships with students and teachers at Lincoln Lutheran.  Korte was born in Lincoln to Les and Judi Korte and grew up as a member of Christ Lutheran Church.  He is a 1985 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran Junior High before finishing high school at Lincoln High.

2010-2011 Alumni Award Winners Announced

We are excited to announce this year's alumni awards.  We have also added a new award - the Young Distinguished Alumni.

The Distinguished Alumni Award winner is Matt Korte - a 1984 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran Middle School.

The Young Distinguished Alumni Award winner is Kim Loontjer  - a 1999 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran High School.

We will present the awards to Matt and Kim during halftime of the Homecoming game on September 24th.  Please join us to celebrate how God has worked through these two graduates.

Award Winners Impacting Lives

Examples of service to others were in large supply at Lincoln Lutheran’s “Coming Home” Celebration Event on Friday, October 2. Over 75 attendees gathered to celebrate the school’s ministry of impacting students and the community for nearly 50 years. The Lincoln Lutheran ministry began as a 7-9 grade junior high school in 1962. Today the school serves nearly 400 students in grades 6-12.

 Randy Klein, Lincoln Lutheran’s 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner, has been serving his church and the community through various ministries since the mid-1970’s. The award is given annually to individuals who, through their service to the community and/or church, exemplify Lincoln Lutheran’s mission to prepare young people to serve Christ. As a member of Lincoln Lutheran Junior High School Class of 1963, Randy was a student in the first 9th grade class to attend school at its current campus on North 56th Street.
 
“I remember helping Mr. Petri chart a bus route to pick students up for school. I also had the privilege of serving on a committee to select the school’s mascot and colors,” shares Randy. 
 

2009 Distinguished Alumni Award - Randy Klein

Randy Klein

Randy Klein is the recipient of the 2009 Lincoln Lutheran Distinguished Alumni Award.  This award is given annually to individuals who, through their service to the community and/or church, exemplify Lincoln Lutheran’s mission to prepare young people to serve Christ.