Distinguished Alumni Award Program

Annually the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago presents awards to distinguished graduates (of LSTC or legacy institutions) who have faithfully served the body of Christ. Award categories include:

  • Called to Lead
  • Emerging Voice
  • Excellence in Parish Ministry
  • Faithful Servant
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Specialized Ministry
  • Witness to the World

Nominations for the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Awards are now open. Nominations must be made using this form between September 5, 2023 and October 31, 2023: 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form.

Congratulations to our Distinguished Alumni Awardees!

2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Headshot of Jason ChesnutJason Chesnut, MDiv 2010
Witness to the World Alumni Award
Headshot of Francisco Javier Goitía PadillaFrancisco Javier Goitía Padilla, PhD 2014
Called to Lead Alumni Award
Headshot of Louise BrittsLouise Britts, MDiv 2002
Excellence in Parish Ministry Alumni Award
Headshot of Herbert AndersonHerbert Anderson, MDiv 1962 Augustana Theological Seminary
Lifetime Service Alumni Award

View a list of past recipients.

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