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April 23, 2024

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Last night, we had the honor of hosting our Take Stock in Children Senior Celebration event at Osceola Fundamental High School, applauding the achievements of our Class of 2024 graduates! This event honored the hard work and dedication of 238 outstanding students, who have now earned a two-year Florida Prepaid Scholarship. 🎓✨A heartfelt thank you to all the mentors who guided these seniors along their journey. Your support made a lasting impact. And a special thank you to our generous donors who make this program possible. Check out our latest blog to learn more about the Senior Celebration event: pinellaseducation.org/celebrating-our-take-stock-seniors/More event photos coming soon! ... See MoreSee Less
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We're thrilled to announce the winners of our Young Entrepreneurship Scholarship Pitch Event held at the Stavros Institute this morning! Eight teams of students participating in Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay’s 3DE Program at Dunedin High School and St. Petersburg High School showcased their innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit by pitching business concepts to a panel of judges. After a tough competition, we're excited to announce the top teams earning scholarships today:First Place: Funancial, St. Petersburg High SchoolSecond Place: MoneyUp, Dunedin High SchoolThird Place: Table Topper, Dunedin High SchoolCongratulations to our winning teams for their outstanding achievements! Thank you to all the participants for your hard work and innovative ideas. We would like to give a special thank you to our sponsors, the panel of judges, and the business mentors who partnered with these students throughout the year. The future of entrepreneurship looks brighter than ever! ... See MoreSee Less
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Today, we're highlighting our Walker’s Rising Stars Culinary Arts category finalists. Join us on April 23rd at the Mahaffey Theater to watch Pinellas County Schools' top young chefs in a culinary showdown on-screen and see out how their delicious cre🧑‍🍳ations ranked on stage in this exciting scholarship competition showcase. 🧑‍🍳 Shane Conway, Tarpon Springs High School👩‍🍳Mackenzie Dunn, Osceola Fundamental High School 👩‍🍳Kryssia Galante, Tarpon Springs High SchoolFor more information about this free event, visit pinellaseducation.org/walkers 🌟 #WalkersRisingStars ... See MoreSee Less
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Get ready to be enchanted by the voices of tomorrow. Join us on April 23rd at the Mahaffey Theater for Walker’s Rising Stars, where Pinellas County Schools’ top vocalists compete for scholarships. This week, we're spotlighting our Vocal Performance category finalists. 🎶🎤 Altea Ali, Largo High School🎤 Aiden Bartholomew, Palm Harbor University High School🎤 Mia Davis-Diaz, Gibbs High School🎤 Rebekah McCurtain, Gibbs High SchoolDon't miss their incredible performances at this free ticketless event! Visit pinellaseducation.org/walkers for details. 🌟 ... See MoreSee Less
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