Student Success Stories

  • SIERRA PELHAM
    Sierra Pelham A Take Stock in Children scholar, Sierra Pelham is from DeSoto County. She graduated from High School in 2016 and went on to attend the University of Central Florida. Her top 2 goals for 2016-2017 are acing her first year in college and taking advantage of all the opportunities that she is presented with. ...Read More
  • Terrance revised
    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 in 2011. ...Read More
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    Tyler Dwyer A Take Stock in Children scholar, Tyler Dwyer is from Clay County and graduated from Keystone Heights High School in 2012. While in high school, he dual-enrolled at Santa Fe College and went on to attend the University of Florida. He is now at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and is expecting to graduate with his Master’s in 2018. ...Read More
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    Vanessa Colchado A Take Stock in Children scholar, Vanessa Colchado is from Polk County and graduated from Bartow High School in 2012. She participated in the International Baccalaureate program and served as the President of Key Club. She went on to attend the University of Florida and plans to graduate in May of 2017. ...Read More
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    Wade McDonald A Take Stock in Children scholar, Wade McDonald is from Homosassa, Florida in Citrus County. He graduated from High School in 2013 with a 4.12 GPA. He was the recipient of the Boy Scouts World Conservation Award and Bright House Volunteer Service Award. He attends the University of Central Florida and plans to graduate in the fall of 2017. ...Read More
  • Gideon
    Wilnic Gideon Wilnic Gideon had to make a defining choice in his life. Follow the crowd that wasn’t doing well in high school or forge his own path to make sure he graduated. Wilnic choose transforming his life through the Take Stock in Children Palm Beach program. ...Read More

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