May 21, 2012—Lucas Steidinger of Loves Park, Ill., was awarded the 2012 Clarence Juhnke Award during Honors Day May 15 at North Central College. The award recognizes the outstanding student majoring in music.
Steidinger is a junior majoring in music education with a focus on instrumental music and a minor in secondary education. He is the son of Bruce and Kay Steidinger and a graduate of Harlem Senior High School.
A trombone player, he is part of North Central’s Concert Winds, Big Band and Jazz Combo ensembles. He’s also a member of the Fox Valley Orchestra. Steidinger’s name regularly appears on the Dean’s List, which recognizes students with high academic achievement.