Grant enables TIF to purchase computers for students’ use

NAPLES – The Immokalee Foundation (TIF) recently received a $14,800 grant from The League Club that will help 1,300 Immokalee students in various foundation programs. The Community Trust Fund of The League Club Inc. awarded $343,743 to 35 area charities during an April 4 event made on behalf of its 600 members, enabled The Immokalee […]

The Immokalee Foundation celebrates 88 recent graduates

NAPLES – The Immokalee Foundation recently recognized 88 graduates – 55 students enrolled in its programs from high school and 33 from colleges and universities – during an evening of celebration at Ave Maria University. Many of the high school graduates will begin college this fall with a Take Stock in Children scholarship, which accepts […]

Congrats IHS Beta Club on your National Championship!

Last week the Immokalee High School Beta Club members competed at the National Beta Convention in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and walked away as National Champs! The team placed in the following: First place Character Skit, People’s Choice Award- Service, second place Campaign Skit, fourth place Math 12 grade, and sixth place in Scrapbook.

Students from TIF tour five Florida colleges in three days

NAPLES – Forty-four Immokalee High School students visited five Florida colleges and universities in three days during a tour sponsored by The Immokalee Foundation (TIF). Students and their chaperones traveled to Tampa on the first day to visit Hillsborough Community College – Brandon Campus and the University of South Florida. Day two in Gainesville included […]

Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee receives grant

NAPLES – Students at Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee (Pathways) will have greater access to the center’s nationally recognized, evidence-based curriculum because of a $10,000 grant from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation. The grant will fund Pathways’ Tuition Assistance Program for families that would not otherwise be able to afford year-round early education. […]

The Immokalee Foundation welcomes new students into program

The Immokalee Foundation(TIF) welcomed 34 students into the Take Stock in Children scholarship program, which provides deserving students from low-income families a chance to obtain a post-secondary education in exchange for following program standards. Since becoming a Take Stock partner in 2001, The Immokalee Foundation has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships. In greeting […]

Immokalee sixth graders enjoy an educational expedition

By Kristina O’Hern Special to the Immokalee Bulletin Twenty sixth grade students and eight adult and peer mentors from Immokalee traveled to Apopka, FL on May 25 to participate in a three day educational expedition. During the expedition, students camped at Kelly State Park as part of Florida Dreamcatchers’ annual sixth grade core program. The […]

Champions For Learning invites class of 2020 to attend workshops

Registration is open for the Class of 2020 to attend Champions For Learning’s Rising Senior Workshops. As part of an ongoing goal to ensure all Collier County students are equipped and prepared for their future learning and career goals, Champions For Learning offers a variety of community-based college and career readiness resources. This series of […]

iTECH Graduates Celebrate the College’s 10th Anniversary

There is a special commemoration happening in Immokalee this year. Ten years ago in January, Immokalee Technical College opened its doors to provide local access to state of the art career and technical education (CTE) for the folks in Immokalee and the surrounding areas. No longer did those seeking training to better their employment potential […]

Students First – School is out

Congratulations, students and teachers! The last day of school has arrived, and we could not be more proud of all that you’ve accomplished this year. These last few weeks were filled with lots of celebrations, including moving-up ceremonies and graduations. Our current fifth-grade students in Immokalee will head to Immokalee Middle School in the fall. […]