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FPL Fuels Future For Take Stock In Children Seniors

Awards Scholarships to Deserving, Low-Income High School Students

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MIAMI, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four Take Stock in Children high school seniors were recently honored as Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)  Scholars. Recognized as outstanding role models of academic success, the FPL Scholars each received a prepaid scholarship from Florida's largest rate-regulated electric utility company.

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Take Stock in Children honorees include Broward County's Mateo Cano, Palm Beach County's  Johmaiky Ramos, Miami-Dade County's Omair Chaudhri and Sarasota County's Ravon Hull.

"We're thrilled to partner with FPL to fuel our students' future academic success," said Dan Lyons, interim CEO of Take Stock in Children. "FPL's scholarship awards really empower these young people with hope and resources for a promising career and a better life."

Mike Sole, FPL's VP of State Governmental Affairs announced the FPL Scholar contribution in March at Take Stock in Children's annual Leadership Summit in Tallahassee.

FPL Representatives Isabel Herbert and Rae Dowling presented scholarships to Mateo, Johmaiky, Omair and Ravon at Take Stock in Children graduation ceremonies.

"At FPL we understand that an economically viable community includes a successful and educated workforce and this is why we are so pleased to support Take Stock in Children," said Pam Rauch, vice president of Development and External Affairs for FPL. "We are proud to help these students realize their dreams."

About Take Stock in Children
Take Stock in Children, a Florida 501(c)3 non-profit organization, provides  mentors,  scholarships and hope for Florida's low-income and deserving students. Incorporated in 1995 and maintaining a 92 percent high school graduation rate, TSIC is Florida's flagship and most successful mentoring and scholarship program. In every Florida county, TSIC scholars in middle and high school pledge to meet regularly with their mentor, maintain academic standards, and remain drug and crime-free on the way to achieving a high school diploma. The reward for fulfilling these commitments is a scholarship to a Florida state college, university or vocational school. To donate, volunteer or learn more about Take Stock in Children, please call 888-322-4673 or visit www.takestockinchildren.org.

SOURCE Take Stock in Children



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