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#13 – Leah Johnson

Leah Johnson, daughter of Michael and Mary Shelley, will attend Gannon University to become a physician’s assistant with hopes to work overseas after graduation to help people without access to healthcare.

Awards and Honors: David Love Scholarship, Jamestown School Forest Award, Roskamp Award, Biology Regents Award and Classical & Multicultural Studies Award

Activities: National Honor Society, JHS Marching Band, Concert Band, A Cappella Choir, Footsteps and ZEAL Tutoring

“I think JHS is special because there is something here for everyone – whether it is art, music, science or something else – everyone has the opportunity to pursue what they love. At JHS, I learned the importance of taking responsibility for my studies, and keeping an open mind. Mrs. Stronz was my favorite teacher. She focused more on expanding our awareness than teaching us how to take a test.”