Ways to Give

Shield Society

Shield Society

The Shield Society is comprised of individuals, organizations and corporations that provide significant financial support for the Lutheran High School Association, strengthening the tradition of excellence in our schools.

The Shield Society honors donors for annual and lifetime support of the Lutheran High School Association and its schools, Lutheran High School North and Lutheran High School South. Annual membership is granted to donors with qualified gifts totaling $1,000 or more during the calendar year. Lifetime membership is granted to donors making qualified gifts of $25,000 or more, including Legacy Circle Fulfilled.

Annual Member Levels
Gold Circle - $5,000
Silver Circle - $2,500 
Bronze Circle - $1,000

Lifetime Member Levels
Visionary - $1,000,000
Patron - $500,000
Benefactor - $250,000
Fellow - $100,000
Partner - $50,000
Member - $25,000

Builders Circle

With the graduating class of 2019, we introduced the new Builders Circle as part of our traditional Shield Society. This new circle of recognition is exclusive to our young alumni to encourage a strong and lasting connection to their high school.  

Member Levels
16-20 years after graduation year - $800 or more
11-15 years after graduation year - $400 or more
6-10 years after graduation year - $200 or more
Graduation year - up to 5 years after - $100 or more
Shield Society Members are honored and recognized by the Lutheran High School Association through the following activities and benefits.
  • Invitation to the Shield Society Appreciation Social. 
  • Exclusive Shield Society passes to all home games and non-conference athletic events, music performances and plays for the 2019/2020 school year.
  • Receive the annual Herald publication.
  • Listing in the next Annual Giving Report.
  • Prepared bi-annually giving statements for members to easily track their giving for tax purposes

Legacy Circle

The Legacy Circle is a part of the Shield Society. It honors and recognizes alumni and friends who have remembered the Lutheran High School Association and/or the high schools in their estate plans.  

The Legacy Circle recognizes two levels of members: 

Legacy Circle Fulfilled Members are now with our Lord and their estate gifts have been received.  

Legacy Circle Promised Members have developed lifetime giving plans that include supporting the mission and ministry of the Lutheran High School Association and/or Lutheran North or Lutheran South. Members have agreed to be recognized in the Legacy Circle.


List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Paul Gray

    Mr. Paul Gray 

    Lutheran High School Association of St. Louis
    Director of Institutional Advancement
  • Photo of Kirk Mueller

    Mr. Kirk Mueller 

    Lutheran High School Association
    Senior Gift Planning Officer LHSA (Lutheran North)
Providing excellence in our two, co-ed, Christian schools in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Lutheran High School Association

5401 Lucas and Hunt Road
Saint Louis, MO  63121