Samanna Johnson, an Apollo freshman, is recognized by Metro Bus for her artwork. During her spare time at home, Johnson painted a picture of a Metro bus labeling it “The People Picker Upper.” She presented the artwork to Ryan Daniels, CEO of MetroBus. Daniels loved the gesture.
Johnson is a member of the St. Cloud Youth Commission, which is a group of high school students that are getting involved in the community. Because of her love to be involved in the community, Daniels framed her art piece and has it on display in his office. Metro Bus wants to showcase the local talent and is in plans to potentially rotate her piece in a few locations.
Johnson, surprised that her art piece will be on display, wants to make art her career. In fact, she wants to be a director of art education at a college or university. Johnson is on her way to her career goals starting with the “The People Picker Upper.”
(Photographed L to R: Principal Adam Holm, Samanna Johnson, CEO Ryan Daniels)