Lyle McBurney, ASLS Class of '15

While at Abiding Savior, Lyle was on the academic team, basketball team, and was in the band (percussion). He also participated in several UKANDU mission trips in the summer and Send Me servant events in the fall and was a member of the church’s Youth Ministry Team.

Lyle's favorite memory is when the basketball team went to the state basketball tournament in Jefferson City during his 8th grade year.

Currently a junior at Lutheran High School South, Lyle states, "My time at Abiding Savior prepared me academically for the challenging classes I have taken at Lutheran South, especially with the great teachers I had at Abiding Savior. And it grew me spiritually through the weekly chapels we attended and the confirmation classes we took."

 

 
Lyle and his basketball teammates were awarded the Missouri State Boys Basketball Sportsmanship Award after their state appearance in 2015. 

Lyle and his basketball teammates were awarded the Missouri State Boys Basketball Sportsmanship Award after their state appearance in 2015. 

 

Tori Schmid, ASLS Class of '13

Tori's favorite memories of her time at ASLS were the father/daughter dances and the 8th grade class trip to Chicago. Both traditions which continue at ASLS!

Currently a freshman at Lindenwood University, Tori is on the Golden Line Dance Team, in a sorority where she serves as the Sunshine Chair, and made the Dean's List her first semester.

While at Abiding Savior, Tori participated in cheer and T.O.A.S.T, the theater program. Her 8th grade year they performed "May the Farce be with you".

 
Tori and the cast of the theater performance "May the Farce be With You." 

Tori and the cast of the theater performance "May the Farce be With You." 

 

Natalie Robinson, ASLS Class of '15

One of Natalie's favorite memories of her time as a Warrior was getting to be a chapel buddy to the kindergarten and first graders. According to Natalie, "It was so much fun getting to bond with them and having the opportunity to set a good example."

Natalie is a junior at Lutheran High School South and participates in volleyball, cheerleading, and she was on the 2016 volleyball state championship team. She is in National Honor Society, in the Spanish National Honor Society, a student ambassador, and leads small group devotions at LHSS.

Her time at ASLS helped prepare her for the future in many ways, but mainly taught her to shine God's light in any situation. She has continued to utilize the strong foundation in her faith throughout high school and hopes to become even closer to God in the years to come. 

While at ASLS, Natalie played many sports including volleyball, track, soccer, and basketball. She participated in the spelling bee and art competition nearly every year at LHSS. She also participated in the Send Me Mission Trips.

 
Natalie and friends during their 8th grade year at ASLS.

Natalie and friends during their 8th grade year at ASLS.

 

Keenan McBurney, ASLS Class of '12

Keenan's favorite memory of his time at ASLS is an 8th grade tradition that continues today, the annual class trip to Chicago.

Currently a sophomore at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Keenan is studying architectural and civil engineering. He says his time as a Warrior prepared him academically to succeed in high school and college by giving him the necessary educational tools. More importantly, time at ASLS prepared him spiritually by setting a firm Christian background for his life. 

Keenan was a member of the academic team and participated in many of the UKANDU and Send Me mission events while at ASLS.

 
Keenan and his 7th grade classmates in 2011. 

Keenan and his 7th grade classmates in 2011. 

 

Joey Schmid, ASLS Class of '15

Joey graduated from ASLS in 2015 and is currently a junior at Lutheran High School South in St. Louis. During his time as a Warrior, he played soccer, basketball, and ran track. He was active in church and participated in Send Me multiple years and went on UKANDU missions. 

According to Joey, his time at ASLS prepared him for the future by helping him learn how to study and plan his time. He recalled being encouraged to read which he eventually learned he really enjoys!

Now as a Lancer at LHSS, Joey plays varsity football and varsity basketball. He is on the honor roll with a cumulative GPA of 3.9, in the National Honor Society, and a Mentor Mentee. 

 
Joey and his 6th grade classmates at the annual bowling trip students at ASLS still enjoy today during National Lutheran Schools Week. 

Joey and his 6th grade classmates at the annual bowling trip students at ASLS still enjoy today during National Lutheran Schools Week.