The Outstanding Student in Information Technology Award

The Hood Graduate School awarded its 2017-18 Outstanding Student Award in Information Technology to Michelle Lynne Johnson. She was honored at the College’s Graduate Degree Recipient Reception. Hood thanks Gary Corsar for funding the award.

michelleMichelle graduated Cum Laude from Hood College with a B.A. in Law & Society in 2009 and returned in 2017 for her Master of Science in Information Technology. While an undergraduate student at Hood, Michelle received convocation honors and was inducted into the Lambda Epsilon Chi and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies. Hood was an easy choice for Michelle’s graduate studies, due to its good reputation, perfect size and a well-balanced program with helpful professors. “The atmosphere is welcoming, and the staff and students are friendly. I also enjoy meeting people from different countries” adds Michelle.

Michelle currently works for the State of Maryland’s Judiciary Administrative Office of the Courts/Judicial Information Systems Division as a Systems Software Analyst. She works on state-wide implementation of the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) project. Michelle obtained her current position while working on her Hood Master’s. She previously worked as a District Court Systems Implementation Specialist for MDEC. Michelle has received recognitions for her leadership and technical excellence throughout her professional career.

Congratulations to Michelle and we wish her all the best in her future endeavors!