Alora Young

Alora Young is one of only 20 students in the U.S. to be recognized as a Davidson Fellows Scholarship Program scholarship winner.

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship Program has announced the 2021 scholarship winners. Among the honorees is 18-year-old Alora Young of Brentwood. Young won a $25,000 scholarship for her project “Walking Gentry Home.” She is one of only 20 students across the country to be recognized as a 2021 scholarship winner.

“Being a Davidson Fellow has been a personal aspiration of mine for many years and represents my dedication to the craft of literature,” Young said in a news release. “I hope one Black girl will read my project and see that she is a part of history, that she matters, and I hope she feels less alone.”

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