Johnson Saw Growth Potential Within Nanaimo's Cultural Sector
March 11th 2014 at 03:30 PM
Published by Nicholas Pescod
Nanaimo News Bulletin

The City of Nanaimo has honoured one of its outstanding residents. Shayd Johnson has received the city’s first-ever Emerging Cultural Leader Award.

He will be honoured on Wednesday (March 12) at the Nanaimo Cultural Awards celebration, which is being held at the Port Theatre.

The award came as a complete surprise to Johnson.

“I was shocked to be quite honest,” Johnson said. “It is quite an honour to be the first recipient of this award firstly, but also to be recognized for the different variety of things that I do in the community.”

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