Tia Johnson, daughter of Kyungyee and Thomas Johnson, of Aurora was awarded the Clarence Juhnke Award during Honors Day May 14 at North Central College. The award recognizes the outstanding student majoring in music.
A junior, Tia is majoring in instrumental music at North Central College. She is a graduate of Oswego East High School.
A composer who’s proficient on the harp and saxophone, Tia has been involved in a number of ensembles in the College’s music department, including the Concert Wind, Saxophone Quartet, String Ensemble, Harp Ensemble and pit orchestra. Her name has regularly appeared on the Dean’s List.