“Only when the money we earn is put to work for the benefit of others does it provide true satisfaction.” -D. Malcolm Maxwell

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Great Lakes Adventist Academy exists to aid students in becoming responsible, productive, discerning adults with Christ as the center of their lives. Our alumni are very important to the continuing success of Christian education at Great Lakes Adventist Academy. We solicit your prayers, thoughts and financial support to help us “continue the traditions” started by all the Michigan Boarding Academies. Thank you in advance and God bless you!

Your Donation at Work
Your donation to GLAA is put to work in providing a continuation of high quality services and implementing new services that further Adventist Christian education. Your gift can be designated in the following ways.

An unrestricted donation that can be used in a variety of ways depending on needs such as worthy student scholarships, equipment and capital needs.

This donation is kept in an interest-bearing account. The interest made from the principal amount is used for scholarships or however designated. Named endowments can be given or a contribution made to our general endowment fund. Current endowments:

The Class of 1957 Education Endowment Fund
Established in 1982 by the Cedar Lake Class of 1957 in honor of their 25th class reunion – scholarships awarded annually.

The Richard and Joyce Wuttke Education Endowment Fund
Established in 2000 in honor of Richard & Joyce Wuttke’s retirement and dedicated service to youth and Adventist Christian education for 41 years – scholarships awarded annually beginning in 2001.

The Berger-Dovich Education Endowment Fund
Established in 1993 in memory of Shirley Dovich and Greg Berger, GLAA ’91 graduates and members of the Aerokhanas, who were tragically killed in a car accident soon after their graduation – one scholarship awarded annually to a senior who is a member of the Aerokhanas gymnastics team.

General Education Endowment Fund
scholarships awarded annually

The Reynold and Eleanor Brandt endowment Fund was established in October of 2001 by Reynold (CLA ’51) and Eleanor Brandt to benefit worthy students. They call GLAA students “their kids,” and want to leave a legacy of hard-working young people.

The Elden and Geraldine (Fraser) Keeney Endowment Fund was established in December of 2005 by Dr. Elden (CLA ‘52) & Geraldine (Fraser) Keeney (CLA ‘53) to benefit worthy students. In gratitude for the years spent at Cedar Lake Academy, they want to make it possible for many more young people to gain an Adventist Christian education.

The Joseph Breyer  Endowment Fund was established in May of 2013 by his children:  Ken (CLA ’78) and his wife Karne, and David (CLA ’80) and his wife Jackie (CLA ’80), as a memorial to their father and the many years of dedicated service he gave to Cedar Lake Academy.

The Arthur Kellogg Endowment Fund was established in July of 2013.  Arthur Kellogg (CLA ’49) has a passion for young people and Christian education.  These funds go to benefit the Worthy Student Fund and make it possible for others to gain the experience he had as a student.

Worthy Student Scholarships
This donation will go to work immediately in providing scholarships for GLAA students. Each year, over half of our student body is in need of financial assistance to be able to attend GLAA. Our enrollment remains high because of the faithful, generous support of our donors.

“Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”
-2 Cor. 9:7

Plan for Your Future
Alumni and friends of Michigan Boarding Academies can choose to remember the academy in their wills or through trusts. In addition, you can enter into deferred gift plans such gift annuities and irrevocable trusts, which provide a lifetime income to the donor. At the decease of the donor, the principal of the gift comes to the academy. You can also make gifts such as real estate, stock or saleable personal property.

Don’t leave your loved ones and family with unexpected legal problems and unnecessary financial burdens. Plan for your future now and at the same time keep the torch burning for Adventist Christian education at Great Lakes Adventist Academy.

“Now may He who supplies seed to the sower, and bread for food, multiply the seed you have sown and increase the fruits of your righteousness.”
-2 Cor. 9:10

To donate now, Click Here or please contact us at:

Great Lakes Adventist Academy
Alumni/Development Office
P.O. Box 68
Cedar Lake, MI 48812
Phone: (989) 427-4444
Fax: (989) 427-5027