York Suburban High School graduate Dan Johnson was recently honored by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference as a Spring 2012 Top 10 Award recipient.
The PSAC Top 10 Awards, which are selected by the PSAC's sports information directors, recognize student-athletes who excel in both the classroom and in athletic competition. The PSAC Top 10 Awards are in their 15th season of existence.
The Top 10 Awards recognize 10 outstanding student-athletes -- five male and five female -- for each athletic season.
To be a candidate for the PSAC Top 10 Awards, a student-athlete must have achieved a minimum of a 3.50 cumulative grade-point average and must be a starter or key reserve on his or her team.
Johnson won his Spring Top 10 Award for his efforts on the East Stroudsburg men's outdoors track and field team. Johnson also won a PSAC Top 10 Award in the winter for his performance with the men's indoor track and field team.
The senior had a 3.79 GPA, while majoring in sociology and criminal justice.
He was an NCAA Division II All-American and a PSAC champion in the decathlon this season. He scored 6,925 points (24 points off PSAC record) to win conference title. He was eighth at NCAA Championships with 6,642 points.
He was a First Team Academic All-American.