Park Forester Darius Johnson Named To Spring 2018 Dean’s List At NIU

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Northern Illinois University. (Source: NIU)

DeKalb, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Darius Johnson, son of Michael and Vernice Warren of Park Forest, earned a spot on Northern Illinois University’s 2018 Dean’s List, the school reported.  Mr. Johnson also graduated from NIU in May. He majored in Industrial Mgmt and Technology and is a graduate of Crete-Monee High School.

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Darius Johnson. (Photo supplied by family)

NIU announced its spring 2018 Dean’s List students. To earn this distinction, students must meet a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology or a minimum of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale in the colleges of Business, Education, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts.

In the release touting Mr. Johnson’s achievements, the school says, “Northern Illinois University is a student-centered, nationally recognized public research university, with expertise that benefits its region and spans the globe in a wide variety of fields, including the sciences, humanities, arts, business, engineering, education, health and law. Through its main campus in DeKalb, Illinois, and education centers for students and working professionals in Chicago, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Oregon and Rockford, NIU offers more than 100 courses of study while serving a diverse and international student body of about 19,000. The 17 NIU Huskie athletic teams compete in the Mid-American Conference at the highest NCAA Division I level. For more information, visit”

This information comes from a release published by Northern Illinois University and shared with ENEWSPF by Mr. Johnson’s parents. Do you know a high school or college student whose accomplishments are worthy of sharing? Please email us at [email protected], and provide information so we can verify the accomplishment.