Amanda Elaine Johnson

Amanda Elaine Johnson of Canton is an elementary education and English major who graduated Magna Cum Laude from Central Connecticut State University in December 2008 with a 3.75 GPA. She is the recipient of the Pauline M. Alt Teacher Education Scholarship, the Foundation Scholarship and the Undergraduate Library Research Award. She was on the Dean's List each semester, a CCSU Honors Program Scholar and team leader of Simsbury Relay for Life. Johnson is co-president of Kappa Delta Pi and a member of the Dean's Student Advisory Council. She also served as a group leader for First Year Experience student orientation and as a peer counselor for Natural Helpers on campus. Johnson is currently a fourth-grade teacher at Macdonough Elementary School in Middletown and has taught in West Hartford, Hartford and New Britain.