Devaki Sanon – 35th Annual Black Excellence Awards Honoree

2020 Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Recipient

Devaki Sanon and her family made a life-changing decision to move from the African nation of Burkina Faso to the United States. She has been to four schools in the past four years and hasn’t missed a beat, according to one of her instructors. Devaki earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.43 at Nicolet High School. She is fluent in three languages: French, English and Djula. For the past two years, she has been a member of the International Club and the French Honor Society. “She is a great self-advocate and appreciates the help of other students without relying on them,” according to her school counselor. In college she hopes to major in either business management or international business. Devaki has applied to DePaul University and Marquette University.