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11 Sarasota teens named Townsend Scholars; awarded two-year college scholarships by Steven and Marjolaine Townsend and Take Stock in Children

Eleven teen members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties were named Townsend Scholars on Thursday, May 20 by the Steven & Marjolaine Townsend Scholarship Fund in collaboration with Take Stock in Children and BGCSDC in the program’s fourth year. The Townsends established the scholarship in

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Take Stock in Children of Sarasota County Receives First Round of Funding for Laptop Computers

Take Stock in Children of Sarasota County (TSIC) recently received funding from The William and Sara Gill Fund, Dan & Clare Murphy Family Fund and Frederic W. and Margaret E. Kurtz Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee that, along with individual donations made through GivingTuesday, enabled TSIC to purchase 175

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Take Stock in Children of Sarasota County Scholar, Myles Summerlin, Wins Leaders 4 Life Fellowship

Take Stock in Children of Sarasota County scholar and Booker High School senior, Myles Summerlin has been named one of six winners of this year’s Leaders for Life (L4L) Fellowship. The L4L Fellowship is sponsored by the Asofsky Family Foundation and comes with a $40,000 scholarship. The scholarship pays for

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A new scholarship created for students at Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida, profiled in the award-winning documentary, 9/11 Kids, which premieres at the American Black Film Festival today. Teacher Sandra Kay Daniels, far right, is profiled in the documentary and will be on the scholarship committee.

Award-Winning Documentary 9/11 Kids Spurs Scholarship for Florida School Profiled in Doc, Debuts at the American Black Film Festival

A new scholarship created for students at Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida, profiled in the award-winning documentary, 9/11 Kids, which premieres at the American Black Film Festival today. Teacher Sandra Kay Daniels, far right, is profiled in the documentary and will be on the scholarship committee.  

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Class of 2020

TSIC Proudly Celebrates the Class of 2020:   Matthew Abolafia, BHS – Ringling School of Art & Design Brittany Aca-Orea, SHS – State College of Florida Melanie Aguilara-Carbajal, SPHS – State College of Florida Jose Bravo, SPTHS – Suncoast Technical College Taymilia Brown, BHS – University of Central Florida Jayda

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TSIC Celebrates the Class of 2019

TSIC proudly celebrated the graduation of 27 local high school seniors this Spring. This graduation signifies the culmination of a long-term commitment. Throughout their middle and high school years, these TSIC Scholars met with their TSIC Mentor weekly, met with their TSIC College Success Coach monthly, maintained solid academic standing,

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Philip Stekol

Since graduating from the University of Central Florida with my bachelors degree in legal studies I have gone on to continue my education at the University of Miami School of Law. The first year of law school was extremely difficult and this second year is proving to be no easier,

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Kassie Nealon

TSIC Scholar Kassie Nealon is a 2013 graduate of Pine View School. She is currently enrolled at Boston University from which she is expected to graduate in Spring 2017 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Physiology. Kassie’s passion for health care is evident in her busy schedule working

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