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In the beginning . . .

In 1939, Rudolph Kuhlmann, a member of Our Redeemer-Overland, inspired by Lutheran Hour broadcasts, donated two dollars of seed money to the LLL for the purpose of starting a Lutheran high school.

In 1943, restrictions on building materials and accessible space almost extinguished the idea.  But sustained applause at a local school concert greeted an LLL chapter president’s announcement about the possibility of creating a Lutheran high school.  That response rekindled interest. A year later, several city congregational boards of education appointed an exploratory committee.  That membership merged with the LLL representation at the first official association meeting in February 1944.