Baylor Professor Receives President's Award from the National Association of Gifted Children

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(Right) Susan Johnsen, Ph.D., professor of educational psychology in the School of Education at Baylor University, was awarded the President's Award last month for her work in the National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC).
Dec. 8, 2011

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Susan Johnsen, Ph.D., professor of educational psychology in the School of Education at Baylor University, was awarded the President's Award last month for her work in the National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC).

The award was presented to Johnsen during the Celebration of Excellence at the 58th Annual NAGC Convention and Exhibition in New Orleans. According to Dr. Jon M. Engelhardt, dean of Baylor's School of Education, Johnsen was chosen for the award by the NAGC Board and president for her excellence in the field of gifted education.

"For many years, Dr. Susan Johnsen has been a national leader in the field of gifted education," Engelhardt said. "This award appropriately honors the stature, impact and broad respect colleagues have for her professionally. As a longtime Baylor faculty member, Dr. Johnsen has brought positive attention and regard for Baylor University and the School of Education - and is a jewel in Baylor's crown."

by Carmen Galvan, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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