Senior Spotlight: Jacob Wald

As graduation draws near, we’re sitting down with the class of 2024 to talk about their time at Sioux Falls Lutheran School and what the future holds.

Photo Credit: Angie Wagner & Heather Wald

Name: Jacob Wald

College/University accepted to: Concordia University Nebraska 

Intended field of study: Music Major

What makes CUNE a good fit for you?
Concordia is a Christian centered college.

How did you feel when you received the news of your acceptance?
It made me excited for what’s next.

How did you decide on a school/field of study?
I want to explore music next year, either in church, music technology, or education.

Which classes, programs, and/or faculty at Sioux Falls Lutheran School helped support your interest in your planned field of study/career field?
My music teachers.

Please share any other activities that had a significant impact on you during your time at SFLS.
During my time at SFLS, I participated in basketball, football, track, powerlifting, band, choir, jazz band, praise band, math competitions, all-state choir, and drama.

What is your favorite high school memory/moment?
Making the choir sing about a coconut for spring fling.

I am inspired by or grateful for…
All of the opportunities that SFLS has given me.

If you could go back and change one thing, what would it be?
I enjoyed all my years in high school.

What advice would you share with underclassmen at SFLS?
Enjoy your time in high school because it goes fast, and be involved.

What is your favorite Bible verse?
“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?” –Psalm 27:1

About Sioux Falls Lutheran School
Sioux Falls Lutheran School is a family community committed to developing capable Christian servant-leaders in a complex world who are World Ready and Faith Secure. We are passionate about giving our students the tools they need to be successful academically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. We strive to accomplish this goal by maintaining high academic standards, employing excellent teachers, and upholding a Christian worldview drawn from Scripture. Ultimately, our vision is to partner with families in preparing children, as led by the Holy Spirit, for faithful and bold use of their God-given gifts to navigate and serve a complex world with the love of Christ.