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Jan Johnson
Jan Johnson

2007 Campbell "Stretch" Miller Award recipient

An Illinois State alumna and a true friend of Redbird Athletics ... she currently serves on the official game-day crew for four Redbird athletic teams ... began volunteering with ISU Athletics in 1984, when she served as a line judge at Redbird volleyball matches ... later she became a member of the volleyball bench crew and has been a member ever since ... in 1989, began working on the bench crew for ISU women's basketball, by operating the game clock ... she still volunteers at women's basketball games, but now works as the official scorer ... in 2000, she became the scoreboard operator at the Redbird Softball Complex and she is also in her fourth season working at Redbird football games ... during her association with Illinois State Athletics, she has also volunteered at both gymnastics and track and field meets ... as a student at Illinois State, she competed on volleyball's team 3 and team 4, while also playing softball on team 3 ... a native of Pontiac, Ill., ... she has worked at Illinois State University for 25 years and currently serves as a member of the systems, graphics and training staff at Milner Library ... she received the campus' Distinguished Service Award in 2003.