Candy Willoughby is our amazing teacher in our on-site classroom at AKP. Mrs. Willoughby continually goes above and beyond for each and every one of her students to ensure that they exceed academically. She continues to be a smiling face and positive mentor for our children. Candy was recently the recipient of the Ida S. Baker award for Brooker Elementary. The Ida S. Baker award goes to those who embody the spirit of Ida S. Baker by ensuring that the needs of the diverse student population are met. We are truly lucky to have someone as amazing as Candy on our team. Read more about this amazing lady!  


What is your favorite thing about A Kid’s Place?

My co-workers

What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

TP’d the youth pastors house when I was a cheerleader

If you could visit anywhere in the world,  where would you go?

Austria because of the Sound of Music

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?


When did you get involved with this organization and how did you first hear about us?

7 years ago. I heard about AKP when there was an opening and I transferred here

What has attracted you to the cause?

As an educator, I always wanted to be with children who needed it the most. As a teenager, I babysat a foster family and I’ve always had a passion to help children

What is your favorite indoor and outdoor activity?

My favorite indoor activity is binge watching crime shows. My favorite outdoor activity is going to Disney with my family

If you could have dinner with anyone, living or dead, who would it be?

My aunt who passed

What three traits define you? 

Determined, hardworking, and giving

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