Retired Board Members
Did You Know?
Do you know someone in Kindergarten to Grade 8 that would like to be part of the Luther Family? Encourage them to join the Future Luther Student program!
The gym officially opened July 8, 1951. The Sunday afternoon celebration, attended by 1,500 people, featured speeches followed by an evening celebration with another 1,500 people in attendance to hear the Luther Choir and the RCMP Band.
When the College was first looking to relocate from Melville to Regina, it considered land at College & Winnipeg, College & Broad, and 23rd & Albert, finally settling on 18 acres of land on the west end of property owned by Government House, now called Royal Street.
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.
The Tuck Shop for snacks was at the bottom of the south stairs going to what is now the cafeteria. The legendary beans in a cone were considered a healthier & cheaper alternative to what students purchased across the street at the Aintree.
The first LIT was held on January 31, 1953. That year it was a one-day tournament involving sixteen teams from Southern Saskatchewan. All preliminary games were played cross court, two games at a time.
Did you know there is a 3rd floor to the boy's dorm? It was traditionally assigned to upper level students who were more mature & responsible. Students who lived up there in the 1940’s confessed, in hushed tones, to having a radio when those devices were against school policy.
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.
Retired Board Members
Luther College recognizes the dedication and years of service provided by its recently-retired board members.
Michael Fritzler (2009-2013; 2013-2017)
Antoinette le Roux (2013-2017)
Rev. Lindsay Hognestad (2008-2012; 2012-2016)
Bob Leurer (2001-2015; 2015-2016)
Stacey Cattell (2007-2011; 2011-2015)
Mary-Lynn Charlton (2011-2015)
Don Lee (2007-2011; 2011-2015)
Soren Oberg (2011-2015)
Tamara Emsley (2008-2014)
Martin Bergbusch (2005-2013)
Murray Hilderman (2005-2013)
Karl Tiefenbach (2003-2013)
Dianne Waffle (2004-2012)
Tara Gish (2009-2011)
Richard Pedde (2008-2011)
Reid Robinson (2001-2007; 2007-2011)
Maryellen Carlson (2005-2009; 2009-2013)
Gavin Semple (2007-2010)
Randy Beattie (2005-2009)
Shirley Blythe (1997-2003; 2003-2009)
Carole Bryant (1997-2003; 2003-2009)
Justice Dr. Peter A Whitmore (1997-2003; 2003-2009)
Pastor Trent Felstrom (2005-2008)
Helga Hein (2004-2008)
Floyd Manz (2001-2007)
Morley Wagner (2001-2007)
Peggy Benko (1995-1999; 1999-2005)
Michael Fix (1999-2005)
Ralph Ulmer (1993-1999; 1999-2005)