Press Release

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) Take Stock in Children (TSIC) for Hernando County will hold the fifth annual Strides for Education 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, February 24 at 8 a.m. at the PHSC Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court.

The event is part of a statewide effort to raise college funds for Hernando’s low-income and at-risk youth. Proceeds from the annual TSIC 5K support the Hernando Take Stock in Children Scholarship Program. More than 50 Hernando County children have earned a life-changing scholarship through this innovative program.

Strides for Education 5K Walk/Run is open to all individuals, families, companies and local organizations. The event will feature family-friendly activities, giveaways, and much more. Advance registration is $30 per person; $35 day of the race. To register go to and use the keyword: Take Stock. Event day registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; the race begins at 8 a.m. Current TSIC scholars can participate at no charge.

For additional information or to learn more about the event or the Hernando County Take Stock in Children program call 352-797-5027 or email

Media Contact
Imani Asukile
Director, Global and Multicultural Awareness/Equity Services