A'dora Willis

A’dora Willis of Suitland, Maryland is a nursing major at Bowie State University. Additionally, Willis has keen interests in writing, and attachments to youth development. She authored her first children’s book in February 2018, and her second in February 2019. In the future, Willis wants to pursue and explore several outlets that will promote healthier lifestyles among children. Moreover, you will discover her mother’s first book, as she seeks to encourage and teach those all around the world. 

About A'dora

A'dora Willis

A’dora Willis is an aspiring nurse, currently attending Bowie State University, in Bowie, Maryland. At the age of nine, Willis was introduced to the writing field through the nonprofit, after school organization, DC Scores. Primarily, she began writing poetry with the program. As a result, Willis has been granted multiple opportunities to perform on platforms across the DMV area. In addition to a nursing career, Willis plans to simultaneously manage a fruitful writing occupation, that stimulates excellence and positivity in young children. Additionally, support A’dora’s mother, Pastor Dorry Brown, as she launches her first project, He Lives in Our Praise and Longs for Our Worship. 

In the news:

'Young DC-area woman publishes children’s book to spread messages of positivity' -Street Sense Media, April 2018

'Alumna A'dora Willis rediscovers the power of poetry' -DC SCORES blog, August 2017


Our Words, Our City - March 2018

Our Words, Our City - November 2017

Good Morning Washington - May 2017


The Waddell Thomas Scholarship

The Waddell Thomas Scholarship is intended for graduating high school seniors pursuing a secondary education residing in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. If you are interested, please email wtsfcoordinator@yahoo.com for additional information and submission procedures. 

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