Janae Johnson Selected as 2021 Karl E. Vogt Top Graduating Senior

Written by Madi Bannister, Schmidthorst College Communications Intern

Janae 2The Schmidthorst College of Business is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2021 Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award is Janae Johnson, a Finance and Business Analytics major from Euclid, Ohio. The Karl E. Vogt Award is named in honor of a former dean of the Schmidthorst College and recognizes the top graduating senior who has demonstrated superior scholarship, participation, leadership, and excellence in campus and/or community activities.

Johnson is involved in many organizations in the Schmidthorst College, including being an executive board member for the Schmidthorst Student Ambassadors, Council Organizer for the Dean’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion (DACODI), Student Organization Representative for Dean’s Advisory Council, and a founding member of Students of Color in Business. Outside of school, Johnson is involved in her scholarship committee for the Thompson Family Scholars by serving as an ambassador and peer mentor. She also enjoys volunteering at the Cleveland Food Bank.

Johnson has had a plethora of work experience. Throughout her years at BGSU, she’s been an Information Technology Business Analyst Intern at Eaton, a Strategic Business Analyst Intern for STERIS Corporation, a Research Intern for the Schmidthorst College of Business, and a Banker Trainer Intern at Quicken Loans.

The Karl E. Vogt Award winner is chosen from eleven departmental nominees. Please join me in congratulating Janae for this well-deserved accomplishment.