This week we are once again celebrating National Lutheran Schools Week, and showing our gratitude to the Lutheran primary schools all over the nation. The preschools, elementary schools and high schools are preparing young Christians to enter the mission field and continually proclaim Christ's love throughout their lives.

Here at Concordia we are blessed to have students from Lutheran schools in states across the country. From St. Louis to Rockford, these students were mentored by dedicated teachers and administrators to be witnesses and disciples in every stage of their life.

We are honored to be the continuation of these students’ Lutheran education and hope to build on the strong foundation that began in their home states. Here are some reasons Joseph Moore loves Concordia and why she believes fellow Lutheran South students would love CUW, too.

Joseph Moore is a freshman majoring in Applied Theology. He graduated from Lutheran South in St. Louis, Missouri in 2018.

Why should someone else from Lutheran South come to CUW?

I am receiving a great education here at Concordia. The teachers and staff really care about all the students. Living here is great, and the community is clearly Christ centered. The school is not overwhelmingly big, but you do not have to know and talk to everyone. It’s nice to build a community within the student body.

What is the best event you have attended on campus?

Welcome Weekend was super fun, and my favorite part was slip and slide kick ball. It was so awesome and I made some great friends from the event.

What is the most underrated element of Concordia?

I think the quality of the education is underrated. I am being tested in my knowledge and I have learned a lot so far. All of the professors are so knowledgeable in their subject areas and really go out of their way to help their students understand the material.

Read about more Lutheran high school alumni here.

The teachers and staff really care about all the students.

Interested in visiting CUW? Join us for Lutheran High School Visit Day on March 6th!


— Madelyne Arrigoni is a senior studying English, Mass Communications, and Photography. She plans to graduate in 2022.

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