Board Bio Details
Did You Know?
Students admitted to Luther College are not required to be Lutheran or Christian. By welcoming students of all faiths and religious backgrounds, Luther College enjoys a richly diverse student body.
The choral tradition at Luther began in 1914. In addition to in-school performances, the choir has shared its ministry of music with many congregations across Canada and has performed regularly on local and national radio and television shows, at contests and festivals.
Luther students, even though from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, have the opportunity to be part of tightly woven community of students, parents, alumni, teachers and staff. Typically 12% of the school’s student body originates from outside of Canada.
The International Baccalaureate provides an enriched curriculum that both covers and extends beyond regular Saskatchewan curricula in its depth and detail. It emphasizes the development of the necessary critical skills that university-bound students need to master: reflecting, inquiring, thinking, analyzing and evaluating.
Through the A Time To Build capital campaign, we have added 46,897 square feet of space to Luther College High School, including the Semple gymnasium - the largest high school gym in Regina.
Luther College High School is recognized as one of the four best university preparatory schools in western Canada with as many as 96% of Luther graduates pursuing post-secondary educations.
Luther graduates have gone on to universities such as Harvard, Oxford, Pennsylvania State, McGill, Queen’s and other renowned educational institutions throughout Canada, North America and the world.
The first annual Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament was held in 1998 and is still going strong today!
Jody Hilderman joined the Board of Regents in 2017. A Professional Engineer with her PMP (Project Management Professional), and CMRP (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional) designations, she is currently working in operations at a plant facility – a Senior Mine Manager for Mosaic Potash – and very much enjoys her work there.
Though not a graduate of Luther College, Jody is still an alumna, having attended the University campus for the 1996/97 school year prior to transferring into Engineering. Her other link to Luther College comes from her home congregation of Christ Lutheran Church, which has a close affiliation with Luther College High School.
She is passionate about giving back to Luther College as a board member because, as she says, “It is important for me to contribute time and energy to something that I believe is a meaningful service in the community that I live,” and, for Jody, Luther most certainly provides fits that bill. “Luther provides an opportunity for students to receive a high quality education within a Christian context.”
In her spare time, Jody volunteers as the Treasurer of the Regina Marlins Swim Club and brings music to life as the Pianist for the Christ Lutheran Chamber Choir.