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Scholarship walk raises $300,000 in Hillsborough



The Hillsborough Education Foundation raised $300,000 in scholarship funds for students in middle and high schools during a 5K scholarship walk Saturday morning in downtown Tampa.

The Hillsborough event was one of 13 walks taking place throughout Florida in partnership with Take Stock in Children, a statewide organization that offers scholarships and mentoring for at-risk students. One hundred forty teams participated.

Graduating high school seniors can apply online for scholarships from now through January 11, 2013. To learn more about the Foundation’s Scholarship program, visit


[Last modified: Saturday, December 8, 2012 12:14pm]


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