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Congratulations Tien! Recipient of Take Stock in Children’s Leaders 4 Life Scholarship!

Champions For Learning is proud to announce that one of their students, Tien Nguyen of Naples High, was the recipient of Take Stock in Children’s Leaders 4 Life Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to six highly motivated Take Stock in Children scholars from across the state of Florida that have demonstrated strong leadership skills, moral character and academic success. As one of the six Leaders 4 Life Fellows, Tien will receive a $40,000 scholarship!

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Teachers of Distinction McDonald’s Breakfast!

On Monday, January 9, we honored our Teachers of Distinction at a special breakfasat generously hosted by Adams Foods, Inc./McDonald’s
Click here  to view photos from the event!
We are looking forward to celebrating at the Golden Apple Teacher Dinner presented by Suncoast Credit Union on March 31!
Click here for more event information.
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Participate in Give Where You Live Collier!

Make a lasting impact on the lives of students and participate in Give Where You Live Collier! Give Where You Live Collier is a Collier County-wide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in our community through online giving. Make a contribution between noon on Feb. 15 and ending at noon on Feb. 16. Every donation in support of Champions For Learning will be proportionately matched! Click here for more information.

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Fun Ways to Support Champions For Learning!

Looking for something to do? Why not have a good time while also supporting local students and teachers?
Here are just a few events we have going on. Proceeds from each event will help support Champions For Learning.
  • Sip and Shop at Waterside Shops: Visit the Bloody Mary Bar at Waterside Shops’ Pavilion January through March from 12pm – 3pm.
  • Cruise For Kids: From 1/16-1/22, enjoy any Pure Florida Naples activity; fishing, jet ski or boat rentals, eco-cruises, or daily sightseeing or sunset cruises and a portion of your ticket sale will benefit Champions for Learning. SEAS The Day with Pure Florida Naples!
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Mentors Needed!

Champions For Learning is currently seeking mentors for students in its Take Stock in Children program, with a particular need for female mentors.
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2017 Suncoast Credit Union Scholarship Now Open

The Suncoast Credit Union is partnering with Champions For Learning to offer five (5) $2,000 scholarship awards to high school graduates in the Class of 2017.  Class of 2017 high school graduates in Suncoast Credit Union’s 21-county service territory have the opportunity to apply for financial support to continue their education, thanks to a $116,000 investment in scholarships by the Tampa-based credit union’s Foundation.

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Announcing Collier County Teachers of Distinction

Teachers have the significant role in molding our future leaders. Every day, teachers take this great responsibility and implement great ideas to make a difference in our students’ life.

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Announcing 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Champions For Learning is proud to announce their 2016-2017 Board of Directors. This dedicated group of community leaders will work tirelessly throughout the year to provide students with the tools needed to succeed.

“Our Board of Directors is incredibly committed to the mission of Champions For Learning, and ultimately, to the success of our young people,” said Chair, William R. Barker.  “Each individual board member brings their passion, expertise, and richness of experience to this organization—it is an honor to serve with such great colleagues and leaders.”

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Champions For Learning Earns Highest 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Champions For Learning’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.

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