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  Valencia College Take Stock in Children


Valencia Promise provides scholarship opportunities to help stop the cycle of poverty and impact the economic development of our community. One of the programs that Valencia Promise houses is Take Stock in Children

Valencia is dedicated to making a difference in our community and providing educational opportunities to students who are committed to their future.


All student participants



Dr. Sandy Shugart







Dr. Sanford Shugart
President, Valencia College

"We have many children in our county that are dreaming of going to college, and we are committed to making that dream a reality. This program will provide our children with a chance to obtain a higher education and will help them get there with the guidance of a caring mentor through middle and high school."



Apply to be a Valencia College Take Stock in Children mentor


Donate to the Valencia College Take Stock in Children program

Fill out the online OCPS ADDitions form

To volunteer as a mentor, provide a tax-deductible contribution or to obtain more information about Valencia Promise of Orange County, please contact Orange County Valencia Promise, at 407-582-3008 or

Take Stock in Children

Valencia College Partner