Naoshi Johnson – 35th Annual Black Excellence Awards Honoree

The Richard T. Werner Scholarship Award

Naoshi Johnson is academically ranked second out of her class of 149 at Pulaski High School, where she earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.93. Her goal is to earn a master’s degree in biomedical science at Howard University. “Naoshi is a stand-out student. She receives excellent marks, participates in student leadership committees and is an advocate for social justice in our community,” said her freshman English teacher. Naoshi has been a member of the honor roll for four years and volunteers with the Wisconsin Humane Society. She also served on the discipline committee at Pulaski and the Superintendent’s Advisory Council for Milwaukee Public Schools. Among her hobbies, Naoshi lists reading and writing short stories, fantasy and fiction.