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    Take Stock in Children is the proud scholarship partner for the new Gwendolyn ‘Tose-Rigell Scholarship

    As featured Friday, September 11, 2020 on the 3rd Hour of TODAY, Take Stock in Children is the proud scholarship partner for the new Gwendolyn ‘Tose-Rigell Scholarship, benefitting the continuing education of Booker Nation students. Link to Today show feature.     Video:

  • 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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    Student Update: Anastasia, TSIC Class of 2016

    “This past year at Boston University was by far the most exciting and successful year of my college career. I have made numerous academic, professional, and personal accomplishments which I’m excited/looking forward to sharing with you. My junior year started off studying abroad in the fantastic city of Madrid in

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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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    Terrance Gilliam

    Take Stock in Children is proud to recognize Terrance Gilliam as this year’s recipient of our 2016 Alumni of the Year Award. A graduate of Sarasota High School, he went on to study at Florida A&M University, where he earned a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing

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    Andrea Lee

    Andrea Lee, an academic advisor at the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, says her life’s journey has brought her full circle. Not so long ago, she was in her student’s shoes – struggling to find the path that would lead her to achieve her academic and professional goals. Back in

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    TSIC Alumni Coy Carter, Jr.

    When asked to comment on his TSIC experience, Coy writes, “For me, Take Stock in Children is everything. This organization really illustrated to me the importance of community involvement.  I have learned throughout my lifetime that no matter how smart you are or how hard you work, you cannot develop