2008 Scholar

Caroline E. Johnson
American University

Caroline E. Johnson
Carrie Johnson is a junior double majoring in Law & Society and the Public Policy of U.S. Underrepresented Groups. Johnson is interested in the expansion of the alternative energy industry as a way to create jobs on reservations and in rural America. She is president of Student Advocates for Native Communities, which raises awareness about issues facing Native communities, and advocates on behalf of Native people. Johnson is active in organizing alternative break trips and is the multicultural advisor for the student government. She is a Truman Scholarship Finalist and recently won a grant to study the academic achievement disparity between Native and non-Native students in Rapid City, South Dakota.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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