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Johnsonburg celebrates champion's return

August 12, 2014

Photo by Joseph Bell – Shown is Johnsonburg alumnus Michael Shuey riding aboard a fire engine during a parade Tuesday afternoon through town.

JOHNSONBURG – Michael Shuey, a collegiate javelin thrower and Johnsonburg alumnus returned to town Tuesday afternoon after claiming a gold medal for the United States men's national team Saturday in the 2014 North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) U-23 Championships held in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
He posted a Penn State University record throw of 249 feet, 5 inches on his final attempt to claim the gold medal.

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