Break the cycle – pay it forward. That’s the motto of Take Stock in Children, which has been changing young people’s lives through education for 23 years. Scholarships, mentors and hope are the foundation of the program. It provides social and emotional support and works one-on-one with students to provide ongoing academic advising and post-secondary resources. Take Stock in Children Palm Beach currently serves about 550 students in 29 Palm Beach County schools and expects to serve close to 600 by the end of the 2018-2019 school year. About 98 percent of them are college-bound with a guaranteed Florida Prepaid Scholarship. The program also serves 640 college students. With the help of our community partners Take Stock in Children has successfully awarded over $15M in Florida Prepaid College Scholarships to Palm Beach County’s most deserving students. By promoting self- worth, responsibility and academic success, Take Stock in Children’s goal is to ensure that students have access to postsecondary opportunities, an effort critical to our nation’s future.