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HU alum Lauren Johnson to speak on September 10

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Huntington North High School Athletic Department has announced that Huntington University alum Lauren Johnson (’09) will be speaking to area athletes, parents, friends and fans about her recent experience as a member of TEAM USA at the 2015 IAAF Track & Field World Championships in Beijing, China, last month.

The event will be held at the Huntington North Auditorium on Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m.

Johnson finished 13th in the semi-final round of the 1500 meters at the Worlds. She will be recounting her journey from local high school basketball standout to Huntington University three sport All-America honoree to Nike-sponsored professional athlete for the Oregon Track Club Elite based out of Eugene, Oregon.

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 39 NAIA All-America honors and 234 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.