Barbara “Babs” Johnston (B.A. ’69, M.Ed. ’71, Sp.Ed. ’74, Ph.D. ’87), received the Morgan [County] Fund’s third annual Volunteer Community Service Award for her service and dedication to education as a life-long teacher and professor at Georgia State. Johnston served as a mentor in the Morgan County Board of Education’s Mentoring Program and was also involved in several organizations including the Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy, the Boys and Girls Club, the Morgan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, as well as other local nonprofits.