Announcements

2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

 Brendel & Myra (Clark) Maier

Myra Maier (Clark) is a 1978 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran Junior High. She went on to attend both Lincoln East High School and Concordia University, NE where she received a degree in business. Brendel Maier is a 1980 graduate of Lincoln Lutheran Junior High. He went on to attend both Lincoln East and Seward High School before attending Southeast Community College to study electronics. Brendel currently serves as a division manager for Dutton-Lainson Company while Myra keeps everything running smoothly in the Maier home.

Brendel and Myra have both been very active in support of the church and ministry. Myra has been actively involved in LWML, LL SCRIP, and has served as a volunteer for Redeemer Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Schools in Lincoln and Grand Island, Lincoln Lutheran and Heartland Lutheran. Brendel’s past service includes Redeemer Lutheran Church President, Vice-President and Elder. He also served on the Lincoln Lutheran Board of Directors and Foundation Board and currently serves on the Heartland Lutheran High School Board of Directors.

Myra’s education at Lincoln Lutheran helped prepare her for life in the following ways: “Lincoln Lutheran provided a strong spiritual and academic foundation. I am thankful for teachers that cared about the students and their knowledge of the subject matter.”  Brendel recognizes that Lincoln Lutheran helped “Lay the foundation for my spiritual growth.”

When asked what some of her favorite memories from Lincoln Lutheran were, Myra shared she really enjoyed the 9th grade melodrama and her time playing basketball. Brendel has good memories of shop class with Mr. Roeber and participating in football with Mr. Breckel.

When asked what advice he would share with current Lincoln Lutheran students, Brendel replied:  “Enjoy High School, there is plenty of time to work and pay taxes.” Myra shared, “Work hard in everything you do!  Do everything with a servant heart to God’s glory.”

Brendel and Myra make their home in Grand Island, NE. They are blessed with four daughters, Jessica (LLHS ‘10) and husband Ben Kunz (LLHS ‘13), Ashlynn (LLHS ‘12), Erin and Carli.