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    Shelby Johnson Has Highest GPA For Any Graduating NU Student-Athlete

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Shelby Johnson is attending medical school after graduating with the highest GPA of any Northwestern student-athlete.
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    Shelby Johnson is attending medical school after graduating with the highest GPA of any Northwestern student-athlete.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM

    June 22, 2012

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Senior Shelby Johnson (Wayzata, Minn./Wayzata) has earned Northwestern's Director's Award, given annually to NU's male and female graduating student-athlete with the highest GPA.

    Johnson, a multiple-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, graduated last week with a degree in biological sciences and a minor in psychology. She now will attend medical school at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

    Johnson was one of three women's swimmers to earn end-of-the-year awards given by Northwestern and the N Club. She joins Meghan Cavanaugh (Anchorage, Alaska/East Anchorage), who captured the Lisa Ishikawa Award, and Jenny Wilson (Bethesda, Md./Sidwell Friends School), who won the N Club Performance Award.

    More about the honors can be found here.

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