Washburn High School     Hall of Fame


Judy Johnson

Class of 1967

Was a Washburn athlete before there were Minnesota High School programs for girls.

Post Washburn Education

  • 1971 Graduated magna cum laude from Gustavus Adolphus College
  • 1977 Earned Master of Science Degree from University of Oregon
  • 1996 Earned Doctor of Philosophy Degree from University of Minnesota


  • 1971-1985 Mathematics, health and physical education teacher in the Burnsville schools
  • Coached Girls' volleyball, basketball, tennis and track and field and boy’s tennis
  • 1977, 1981 and 1984 basketball teams participated in the Minnesota State Basketball
  • Tournaments; 1977 team won the championship; 1984 team was runner-up
  • 1985-1986 Athletic Director at Minnetonka High School
  • 1986-1994 Assistant Principal at Henry Sibley High School
  • 1994-2007 Principal at Olson Middle School

Other Notable Accomplishments

  • 1980.1982 President of Minnesota High School Coaches Association for Girls’ Sports
  • 1982-1986 Member of Board of Directors for the Minnesota State High School League
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