Developing Christian Leaders

An Illinois Lutheran education empowers students to be bold, confident Christian leaders in tomorrow’s world. Through a strong academic program, our caring, qualified instructors prepare students for college, the workforce and beyond.

Our students develop essential critical thinking skills and develop a strong, Christian worldview as they discover their own unique God-given skills and abilities. Students participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities and social experiences that help to build a strong community within the school and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Alyssa, Class of 2022

How long have you been at Illinois Lutheran Schools? I’ve been here since freshman year.

What have you participated in at ILHS? I have participated in volleyball, track and field, drama, Art Club, Michatam.

How have you been involved in our community? I have been involved with VBS, food drives, helping out with the grade schoolers, the Crete Country Christmas, and many more events.

What is your favorite class? Any history class.

What do you plan to do after graduation? I want to go into the Air Force and work my way into the FBI.

What is the most challenging part of being a senior? Thinking about the future and where I want to go. 

What advice do you have for incoming freshmen? Make the most out of everything in these four years. 

Where do you imagine yourself ten years from now? 10 years from now I can see myself working at one of the FBI academies.

Is there a Bible passage that inspires you and helps you through tough times? Romans 15:13 “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Do you think that ILS has prepared you for college? Yes, they have.

Who has given you the best advice? What did they say? My mother. She would always tell me no matter how hard you fall, you need to get back up.

How would your friends describe you? My friends would describe me as funny, athletic, life of the party.

When you look back on Illinois Lutheran in later years, what will you remember most? I will remember all the sports memories. 

What dreams do you have for the world of tomorrow? For everyone to be together and no more fighting.