Steven Steingass – Calvary Lutheran Church, Parma OH:  Steven is entering his junior year at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.  He intends to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Parks and Natural Resource Management, with a minor in Criminology.  From there, Steven plans to attend the State of Ohio, State of Delaware, or National Park Service’s police academy to become a Law Enforcement Park Ranger.  Steven has been a member or Calvary’s Youth N Christ and has attended Luther League gatherings as well as the 2010 and 2013 National Youth Gatherings.  While away at college he attends All Saints Lutheran Church.  He enjoys rock climbing, unicycling, hiking, small engine repair, and computer repair.

Please Join us in Congratulating…

our Luther League Scholarship Recipients!

 We are proud to introduce our 2016 SELC District “Luther League” scholarship recipients!  Thanks to generous donations from our SELC youth groups, scholarship alumni, and friends, we were able to award three $750 scholarships this year:



Noah Balla – Zion Lutheran Church, Clark NJ: .Noah plans to attend New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, NJ to study architecture.  Noah has been involved with the Luther League since sixth grade.  At his home congregation he has been involved with church dinners, clothing drives, picnics, and playing musical instruments including the clarinet and handbells.  His hobbies and interests including playing all types of sports, especially basketball.  During the summers he is a lifeguard and he loves to surf.

"Fight the good fight of faith... "

1 Timothy 2:16


Alexis Linback – Resurrection Lutheran Church, Crown Pt. IN:  Alexis will be attending Indiana University – Bloomington in the fall, with the intention to study marketing and dietetics.  She has been a youth group leader at her church, participating in youth-led worship services, and helping prepare youth breakfasts.  Alexis also volunteers as a scripture reader for Sunday worship and has assisted in teaching Sunday School.  She has attended summer Luther League district youth gatherings and the Western Circuit Ski Trip in February.  In her spare time Alexis enjoys running.