- Mychal Thom
- Chief Diversity Officer
Associate Dean for Academic Innovation
St. Paul, Minnesota
- The Van Lunen Center
Mychal is the Head of School at Concordia Lutheran High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He attended Oakland University on a full academic and basketball scholarships, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree. As a result of his efforts at Oakland, Mychal earned the Wilson Award, an honor given to the student who has made the most outstanding contribution to the university through scholarship and leadership. He was awarded a full scholarship to pursue his master’s degree at Oakland.
Mychal served as a high school science and physical education teacher and coach, and assistant athletic director at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy in Pontiac, Michigan. In addition, Mychal was a professional speaker for Making It Count, Inc., traveling to high schools to speak to students about making good decisions regarding college. After four years at Notre Dame Prep he began teaching Biology and Anatomy & Physiology at Muskegon Community College, and then served as Principal at St. John Lutheran School in Rochester, Michigan, while earning his Colloquy from Concordia University at Ann Arbor. Mychal served as Head of School for Lutheran High North in Houston, followed by Principal at Concordia Lutheran High School. He was a 2011-2012 Van Lunen Fellow, and joined the faculty team in 2014. In 2016, Mychal assumed the role of Head of School for CLHS. Mychal has served as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Association of Lutheran Secondary Schools.
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