DEKALB, Ill. — Jaron Johnson of Boardman was one of 2,400 students receiving degrees from Northern Illinois University in June 2021.

Johnson was awarded a bachelor's degree in music performance.

Northern Illinois University is a student-centered, nationally recognized public research university, offering more than 100 courses of study while serving a diverse and international student body of about 19,000. For more information, visit www.niu.edu.

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