Letters of Reference Archives - DLW Story Teller

Laura J. Wright

To whom it may concern: Excellent! Wonderful! Awesome! These were just some of the adjectives that were used by students, staff, and parents to describe the visit of Donna Washington to our district and our neighboring district, Medford Lakes. Donna spent an entire week here, and met with all...

Deborah Lancaster

October, 24 2001 Dear Donna, We want to thank you for your performance at our school on October 17th. You do such a wonderful job of engaging the children and maintaining their interest. We have had a lot of positive feedback from the staff and children. One of the...

Susan L. Adams

April 5, 2002 To Whom It May Concern: I have been lucky enough to be a part of the audience for quite a few of Donna Washington’s wonderful storytelling programs, so I can personally recommend her unmistakable talent and skill. When she tells the story of the “Exploding Frog”...

Jan Morris

April 10, 2000 To Whom It May Concern: I would like to highly recommend Ms. Donna Washington. She is an excellent writer, actress, and teacher. In our years of working together in the Writers-in-Residence program, Donna has shown wonderful insight in dealing with our at-risk population. Thank you for...

Linda Bates Brookshier

April 5, 2000 To Whom It May Concern: This letter comes in support of Donna Washington, a woman I have known as a storyteller, colleague and friend for seven or more years. Donna has performed as a storyteller for students and adults and as a workshop presenter for teachers...

Ron Jones

Ron Jones Youth Services Consultant State Library of North Carolina 109 east Jones St., Raleigh, NC 72601 919.733.2570 rjones@library.dcr.state.nc.us To whom it may concern I have observed Donna Washington as a storyteller in a performance with children as well as in a workshop setting with other storytellers. I have...

Pauletta Brown Bracy

25 March 2002 To Whom It May Concern: I am pleased to submit this letter of support for Donna Washington who seeks to participate in a storytelling event sponsored by your organization. My association with Ms. Washington that spans a number of years began when I planned a storytelling...

Michelle Ashford, CCLS

November, 12 2003 Donna Washington 2 Haggis Ct. Durham, NC 27705 Dear Donna, On behalf of the patients, families, and staff here at Duke Children’s Hospital, I would like to thank you for your wonderful story telling talent and the time you spent with us on October 31st. I...