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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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FAFSA Help

Get Help with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid!

Attention current 12th graders and College students! The FAFSA now opens October 1, 2017! It is extremely important for you to complete the FAFSA to get access to federal aid, state aid, and grants and scholarships from colleges. Remember! You and your parent must have a FSA ID in order to complete the FAFSA. Need help to understand the process? Click here to see resources that are available to you and your family!

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Champions For Learning Surprises Teachers with Classroom Grants

On October 11, Champions For Learning awarded almost $65,000 in classroom grants to Collier County teachers.

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Champions For Learning Reveals Night of Champions Honorees

Champions For Learning is proud to honor community leaders at the Night of Champions event that will be held on February 2, 2017 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort.

Each year, members of our community are recognized for their impact on the lives of students through mentoring, leadership, collaboration and community involvement with educators and students.

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Student Corner: Admissions Tip

When applying to college, it’s important to know your school’s priority deadline for admissions, as well as financial aid. And, yes, they are often different deadlines!

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Student Highlight: Moises Escobar

It sounds like a movie trailer. The son of immigrant parents interns for a state legislator, and becomes one of the youngest board members of a prestigious scholarship program.

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