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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

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    Senior Tips! Guest Blogger – Student Advocate

    Senior Tips It is the beginning of your senior year and the rest of your life is creeping up fast. While it may seem like you have all year, the deadlines are fast approaching. You may be focused on having fun and enjoying the last of you high school career,

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    A Strong Foundation

    Name: Chelsea Williams Neighborhood: Newtown High School: Booker High School College: Smith College Major: Sociology, Applied Statistics Minor Post-Grad Plans: Graduate work Statistics or Public Policy I can recall writing my essay for the TSIC scholarship when I was in the third grade. I had many dreams at that age.