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Alumni of the Year

The Lutheran High School of Indianapolis Alumnus of the Year Award is given annually at graduation to an alumnus who demonstrates:

An active faith and involvement in the church;
consistent service and leadership in their local community;
and a record of achievement in their chosen profession.

Nominate an Alum of the Year by completing the nomination survey here.

The honor was first awarded in 1995 – 1996, naming Howard Whitecotton III ’79 the institution’s first Alumnus of the Year.

Subsequent recipients include:

1996 – 1997              John W. Denecke, 1982

1997 – 1998              Kathleen Deeter Brandt, 1987

1998 – 1999              Jeffery R. Moeller, 1982

1999 – 2000              Rev. Kou Thou Seying, 1983

2000 – 2001               Cara Wilson Hougesen, 1985 and Arthur Denecke, 1980

2001 – 2002               Dean Jay Lindsey, 1987

2002 – 2003               Kristina Schulenburg Baughman, 1992

2003 – 2004              Jeffrey Huntington, 1992

2004 – 2005              Kathleen Schulenburg Anderson, 1994

2005 – 2006              Michael Grotelueschen, 1986

2006 – 2007              Maene Seying, 1987

2007 – 2008              Jason Jenkins, 1994, and LeAnn Mosier Jenkins, 1995

2008 – 2009              Jennifer L. Broughton, 2001

2009 – 2010              Tamara Wilson Goff, 1984

2010 – 2011              Luke Finchum, 2001

2011 – 2012              Dr. Timothy Huntington, 1998

2012 – 2013              Bradley Anderson, 1993, and Jeremy Miller, 1996

2013 – 2014              Jennifer Vance, 1996

2014 – 2015              Sarah Williams Lacey, 1996

2015 – 2016              Philip H Schmidt, 1996

2016 – 2017              Suzanne Erdmann Denecke, 1980

2017 – 2018              Matthew Riley, 2004

2018 – 2019              Beth Pride Knight, 1994

2019 – 2020              Matthew Peterson, 1989

2020 – 2021              Mark McMullen, 2003

2021 – 2022              Erin Grotelueschen Dunwell, 1988