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Date: 2016-10-04

When she wins, its a victory for Newark Girls

The phone call came three weeks ago from the White House. "I was like – what, the White House?" said A'Dorian Murray-Thomas. "It was really sort of surreal.'' The caller from the nation's most-recognized residence wanted to let the 21-year-old Newark woman know that she was one of 11 people nationwide chosen as a White House "Champion of Change." The honorees, said Stefani Jones, of the White House Office of Public Engagement, were being recognized by the Obama administration for the work they do to make quality college education accessible for young people.

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