Lutheran Junior Honor Association (LJHA)

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Inspire Leadership

Give students opportunities to grow as leaders outside of their classes

Recognize Excellence

Motivate students to go above and beyond in all they do

Build Character

Reinforce Christian values of servanthood and discipleship

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LJHA was designed by Lutheran Educators for Lutheran schools

Recognize students who exercise leadership, servanthood, and discipleship, while excelling at academics. Foster these qualities through service projects and other activities.

Changing from NJHS to LJHA? It’s easy!

Here’s What You Need to Know

  • Any Lutheran school may apply for a charter
  • Membership is available to any fifth, sixth, seventh, or eighth grade student that meets the chapter requirements in a chartered Lutheran school
  • The chartering fee is $150.00
  • The annual affiliation fee is $75.00
  • Lutheran Education Association is the sponsoring organization and operates the organization according to the Guidelines for the Lutheran Junior Honor Association
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Student of the Year Award

Lutheran Junior Honor Association will present a “Student of the Year” award to a member of the LJHA each year.
Students who wish to apply must do so by February 15, 2024. 

The award will be based on demonstrated community involvement, church involvement,
and the LJHA standards of Discipleship, Service, Leadership, and Academics. 

The award winner’s chapter will receive $500 to use towards service projects in the years to come.
Any member of LJHA can apply for the award.

Lutheran Junior Honor Association (LJHA) Store

Visit the LJHA store for pins, decals, and other LJHA products

Samantha Bitar

LEA is honored to announce the 2024 LJHA Student of the Year

Name: Samantha Bitar
School: St. John's Lutheran School
Location: West Bend, Wisconsin

LJHA’s Past Student of the Year Award Recipients

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