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Press Release June 1, 2018

Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation 2018 Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Board of Directors of the Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Lloyd K. Johnson Post-Secondary School Scholarship. The scholarship award pays for all tuition, fees, books and supplies required for classes for one academic year at Lake Superior College in Duluth, Minnesota or Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College in Cloquet, MN with opportunity for a renewal scholarship for a second year and a second renewal for one additional semester based on academic performance.

The following graduating seniors from Cook County High School are the 2018 award recipients:

David Blackburn
Kya Brazell
Emery Brown
Michael Burton
Connor Franks
Finnian Garry
Joseph James
Santina McMillan
Andrea Naylor
Caleb Phillips
Alize' Pierre
Jasmine Smith
Nina Woerheide

The Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation Board of Directors is also pleased to announce the recipients of the renewal scholarship awards of the Lloyd K. Johnson Post-Secondary School Scholarship. A renewal scholarship is considered by the Board for all recipients of the Post-Secondary School Scholarship that have, through the academic year, continued as a full-time student at Lake Superior College in Duluth, Minnesota or Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College in Cloquet, Minnesota; maintained a minimum GPA of 2.0 or above; and maintained satisfactory academic progress including completing all credits within the semester. The renewal scholarship pays for all tuition, fees, books and supplies required for classes for another academic year at Lake Superior College in Duluth, Minnesota or Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College in Cloquet, Minnesota.

The following students have been awarded a renewal scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year:
Hannah Toftey
Sarah Toftey
Damian Zimmer

The following students have been awarded a second renewal scholarship for the 2018-2019 fall semester:
Bethany Derscheid
Alex Slanga

The Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation Board of Directors and staff congratulates these students on this achievement and wishes them all the best as they pursue their academic goals!

The scholarship award is in honor of the Foundation’s founder, Lloyd K. Johnson who passed away in 2006 at the age of 97. Mr. Johnson was born in Grand Marais and graduated from Cook County High School in 1925. The scholarship award helps to fulfill the mission of the Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation to “enhance educational opportunities in Cook County and to significantly improve the quality of life in the North Shore communities of Cook, Lake and southern St. Louis Counties through competitive grant making in the areas of Arts and Culture, Community and Economic Development, Education, the Environment and Social Welfare programs to qualified nonprofit organizations”. The Lloyd K. Johnson Post-Secondary School Scholarship is an annual award of the Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation.

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