Downey valedictorian, Johnson salutatorian at NHS


Madison Downey

Parents: Kevin and Lisa Downey

School Activities: Key Club (President 2018-2020), Quiz Bowl, Volleyball, Band (7 years) and Negaunee City Band, Varsity Track and Field, National Honor Society, Student Advisor for Negaunee Public Schools’ Wellness Committee

Honors or Awards: 14 Department Awards, Congress of Future Medical Leaders Award of Excellence, Society of Women Engineers’ Certificate of Merit, Excellence in Education Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient, 2020 Excellence in Education Scholar, District Solo and Ensemble Division 1 Rating (2019-2020), Member of the 2020 Upper Peninsula Honors Band

Grade Point Average: 4.333

Plans for the future: This fall I plan on attending the University of Michigan as a member of the Health Sciences Scholars Program to study biochemistry in hopes of applying to medical school in the future.


Wesley Johnson 

Parents: Shelly and Aaron Johnson 

School Activities: cross country, baseball, basketball, quiz bowl

Honors or Awards: Math Award, Honor roll, Salutatorian, National Honor Society, State and National bridge competition qualifier.

Grade Point Average: 4.261

Plans for the future: attend Michigan Tech for Mechanical Engineering.


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