These two scholarships were established in 2023 by Jeff and Yvonne Quint.
The couple established the scholarships because they appreciate the value of Christian education. Jeff attended Lutheran elementary school in California, but no Lutheran junior or senior high schools were available. Yvonne did not have the privilege of attending Lutheran schools. When the couple moved to Wisconsin in 2000, they joined St. John Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, and Yvonne later worked in the Mission Advancement Office of Wisconsin Lutheran High School. This engagement with Lutheran education made a big impact on the couple.
“Yvonne’s immersion in WLHS culture, and our volunteer work at church, WLHS, Wisconsin Lutheran College, and St. Marcus Lutheran School in Milwaukee showed us the great and lasting impact a focused, Christ-centered education can have on students,” they said. “Its value is beyond price.”
To help share the gospel message and to assist families who cannot afford a Christian education, the couple established both an endowed scholarship and an annual scholarship at Martin Luther College. “Many teachers and pastors carry their college debt into their careers,” they said. “Helping them during their studies is a blessing we shouldn’t underestimate.”
The Quints urge others to consider supporting MLC as well. “We encourage families who have been blessed with earthly resources to seriously consider supporting our prospective called workers. It is surely a wise investment. Their dedication and faithfulness will impact students throughout their lives and into eternity.”
Scholarship recipients are MLC preseminary and education majors who demonstrate financial need.