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Johnson selected for Capital High alumni scholarship

Senior Logan Johnson has been selected for the Capital High School Alumni Class of 1981 Memorial Scholarship.

Lisa Ward Waterman, committee chair, says Johnson fits the spirit of the class of 1981.

“The criteria used to award this scholarship are intentionally broad as we wish to consider candidates with life experiences and aspirations as broad as the classmates we are honoring,” Ward Waterman said.

The selection committee noted in Johnson’s application that he is a “true leader” who “stood out as someone with perseverance, leadership, resourcefulness and a passion for service to the community.” Johnson does peer mentoring, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Toys for Tots and he was recognized with the Giraffe Award for sticking his neck out and as a Distinguished Achiever in the 2023 Capital High School graduating class.

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He plans on attending the University of Alaska Southeast (Juneau) to study fishery and ocean sciences.

The scholarship offers help to someone with the passion and determination to make a difference. The scholarship gained attention because Stu Long, the priest that the movie “Father Stu” starring Mark Wahlberg is about, was one of the 18

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