Name: James Johnson
Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Winning the Class 1A state championship in the discus in the state track and field meet for Francis Scott Key High School
Residence; hometown: Taneytown
Education: Senior atFrancis Scott Key in Uniontown; graduate of Northwest Middle School in Taneytown; graduate of Taneytown Elementary
Family: Mother: Betty, works at English American Clothier in Westminster; father: John, works at Staley's Body Shop in Westminster; sister: Karen, receptionist in Marriottsville
Activities/hobbies: Weightlifting, collectingbaseball cards, working on cars
Accomplishments: Four-year letterman in track and field at Francis Scott Key; regional and district champion in the discus his junior year, All-Monocacy Valley Athletic League in the discus his senior year
Recipient's comments: "I was pleasantly surprised at the year the team had. I thought we would do well but didn't expect to win another state title. We have an outstanding track program and I had a lot of fun with it. I would like to continue to throw at the Maryland State Games."