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About Us


Ava Woodbury
President, Co-founder

Hi! I'm Ava Woodbury. I'm a senior at Sunset and I love music and art. I helped found this club because I've always liked to read and write. I look forward to continuing to share writing and teach through this club.


Eunji Ryu
President, Co-Founder

Hi, my name is Eunji Ryu! I'm a senior at Westview. I really enjoy reading, writing, and playing the cello in orchestra. I'm super excited to be a part of Ad Meliora and to be able to teach the kids that come to our writing camps!


Elyse Nah
(now graduated co-founder, attending Stanford University)

Hi, I'm Elyse Nah. I enjoy reading historical fiction. I also love my dog, Seaside, watermelon, and sometimes writing poetry. I'm so happy to to have helped foundf Ad Meliora to uplift and unite different voices.


Grace Xie
(now graduated co-founder, attending UCLA)

My name is Grace Xie. I love exploring different cultures, and I enjoy reading (literary and transgressive fiction are my favorites) and writing shorts stories and poems. It was wonderful to have been a part of Ad Meliora because it unites all those aspects in a way that elevates different voices!

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Sophia Lee
Vice President

Hi! I'm Sophia Lee. I am a sophomore at Westview High School. I love to read, listen to music, socialize, and sit on the couch with my dog. I'm really excited to be a part of Ad Meliora and support all the young writers in the club!

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