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Congratulations, Graduates!

May 25, 2021

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Sending Christian Leaders into the World

MILWAUKEE, WI - Wisconsin Lutheran College's winter 2020 and spring 2021 graduates were recognized during a commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22. The event took place at Franklin Field at The Rock Sports Complex in Franklin, Wisconsin.

Steve Boettcher, a member of WLC's Board of Regents, delivered the keynote address. He is the founder and president of Boettcher Media Group, a five-time Emmy Award-winning production company that has created quality media for more than two decades. Boettcher's work has appeared on several networks, including NBC, PBS, The Discovery Channel, CNN, and ESPN. He directed the documentary series Pioneers of Television, which aired on PBS.

Jason Van Acker '00, WLC's 2021 Alumni Service Award recipient, welcomed graduates to the ranks of WLC alumni during the ceremony. 

Alyssa Charron '21 was selected by her peers to be the student speaker. She graduated from WLC with a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary education, broad field social sciences, and history, along with a minor in Spanish.

More than 250 students earned degrees from WLC in December 2020 and May 2021, representing 40 academic areas. They came to WLC from 16 states and 4 foreign countries. 

Photo information:

Jeffrey Wilson, the commencement photographer, has posted photos from the event on his website. Please email Jeff if you have questions.


Diploma information for May 2021 grads:

Upon successful completion of your degree requirements, you may pick up your diploma from the Registrar's Office (A204) until May 28. Beginning June 1, diplomas will be mailed to the legal/home/permanent address that we have on file for you.

Wisconsin Lutheran College prepares its graduates to be Christian servant leaders in the workplace and in the community. 

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For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. - Jeremiah 29:11