“Take Stock in Children Pasco receives state “Gold Level” award

Pasco County, FL – January 25, 2018 — Take Stock in Children, a need-based scholarship program with the Pasco Education Foundation became recipients of the state TSIC Gold Level award, the highest achievement within the Take Stock in Children statewide organization.

This achievement is based on various areas of performance as an organization. Achieving this level means TSIC Pasco has exceeded in all key performance indicators, such as database maintenance, timely mentor matching and sessions, student visits & services and meeting  recruitment guidelines.

This is TSIC Pasco’s third consecutive year receiving this award.

Take Stock in Children, since 1997 has offered over 650 motivated Pasco County students with a financial need the opportunity to receive a college scholarship. Students are provided a College Readiness Coach, a Mentor along with College& Career Readiness Services. Take Stock in Children has a 96% success with 95% of the students being first generation to attend college.

Take Stock in Children, providing Scholarships, Mentors & Hope is a statewide program with the mission of breaking the cycle of poverty through education. To learn more about Take Stock in Children or becoming a mentor or supporter, or visit

Rosanne Heyser
Pasco Education Foundation
(813) 794-2134

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