Student Success Stories

Wilnic Gideon

Gideon

County: Palm Beach County

Wilnic Gideon had to make a defining choice in his life. Follow the crowd that wasn’t doing well in high school or forge his own path to make sure he graduated. Wilnic choose transforming his life through the Take Stock in Children Palm Beach program. With the help of his mentor, family and with college on the horizon, Wilnic overcame the adversities and tough circumstances of his earlier life to successfully graduate from high school.  Wilnic earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University where he majored in Secondary Mathematics.  Wilnic served as a teacher for Boca High School and was promoted to his current position as a Dean.  He volunteers his time to tutor and help with extracurricular activities at his school including being a coach and Take Stock in Children mentor. He also spearheaded the “Let’s Do This Together” program to inform citizens about education, life choices, and finance.  
Wilnic Gideon had to make a defining choice in his life. Follow the crowd that wasn’t doing well in high school or forge his own path to make sure he graduated. Wilnic choose transforming his life through the Take Stock in Children Palm Beach program. With the help of his mentor, family and with college on the horizon, Wilnic overcame the adversities and tough circumstances of his earlier life to successfully graduate from high school.  Wilnic earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University where he majored in Secondary Mathematics.  Wilnic served as a teacher for Boca High School and was promoted to his current position as a Dean.  He volunteers his time to tutor and help with extracurricular activities at his school including being a coach and Take Stock in Children mentor. He also spearheaded the “Let’s Do This Together” program to inform citizens about education, life choices, and finance.  
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