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L-W North teacher nominated for USF Teacher of Month
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Lincoln-Way North High School faculty member Julia Johnson has been nominated for the University of Saint Francis Teacher of the Month Award.

Julia was nominated by a former student who is currently attending the University of Saint Francis in Joliet.

There are teachers in your building making a difference in the lives of their students and it shows stated the congratulatory message from Amy Mihelich, Conference & Outreach Coordinator at the University of Saint Francis.

Congratulations to Julia. This award highlights the quality of our teachers, Dr. Mark Cohen, principal, stated when he received notice of Johnsons recognition.

Johnson teaches art and reading at Lincoln-Way North High School and has worked for the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 for 18 years. Before teaching at Lincoln-Way North, Julia taught at Lincoln-Way East where she also served as a freshman pom coach, head pom coach and varsity winter pom coach at Lincoln-Way East High School.

Johnson also has spent several years volunteering in the Flossmoor Community Church Youth Group. She grew up in Illinois.

Johnson earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in art education at University of Illinois Champaign- Urbana and her Masters of Arts degree in arts education, also from the University of Illinois, Champaign- Urbana.