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About Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund

The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund will provide opportunities for socio-economically diverse students to experience an independent, college preparatory education at The Out-of-Door Academy's Upper School. They will learn in an environment which allows students to strive to achieve their highest academic goals and build character through a balanced program of academics, the arts and athletics. The Emmons Family is looking to endow the Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund at $1.3 million dollars in order to provide (4) four-year scholarships simultaneously.

2015 Wreath Fundrasier Kicks Off

We can’t believe September is here and with that we are kicking off our wreath fundraiser. This holiday season, decorate your home with a gorgeous handmade wreath from Maine that looks beautiful and helps a great cause! There are a … Continue reading

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And he’s off……

On Friday, June 19, 2015 with mother Robin holding back tears, Desmond Lindsay, The Out-of-Door Academy graduate and baseball standout, sat humbly in front of an audience of media personnel, family members, coaches, faculty, and students to announce his decision … Continue reading

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Desmond Lindsay has a strong desire to give back!

Desmond Lindsay has a strong desire to give back! To give you some background, The Taylor Emmons Scholarship was established by the Emmons Family after the untimely passing of their son, Taylor William Emmons, on December 5th, 2010. With a … Continue reading

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Meet our newest recipient; Austin Brinling Class of 2019

Please meet our next Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund recipient, Austin Brinling! Austin is the type of student that exemplifies what the Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund looks for in a student. Drive, determination and dedication are just a few words that … Continue reading

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Taylor Emmons Scholarship Funds first recipiant; Desmond Lindsay gets drafted be the New York Mets

Local Sarasota Student Drafted by NY Mets  The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce their first scholarship recipient, Desmond Lindsay, as the 53rd draft pick by the New York Mets.  Each year, the Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund (TESF) … Continue reading

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The Humane Society of Sarasota and the Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund Partner in time for the holidays!

  Bella Taylor Emmons of Lakewood Ranch, FL was a vibrant, nineteen-year old sophomore at the University of Miami, when his life was tragically cut short in the early morning hours of December 5th, 2010. Not only was the impact … Continue reading

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Pre Selling Wreaths in the gift shop of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center

Please visit the gift shop at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to see what our wreaths are all about. Please feel free to take in the beautiful aroma of the holidays in October. This will put you right into the holiday … Continue reading

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Representing Hope….

Because of Taylor’s strong belief in helping children in need, the Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund has partnered with The Payton Wright Foundation.   The Payton Wright Foundation was established after their little girl named Payton passed away from brain cancer.  The … Continue reading

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Celebrate The Season. Celebrate a Life.

This holiday season, decorate your home with a gorgeous handmade wreath from Maine that looks beautiful and helps two great causes…The Payton Wright Foundation and The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund!Wreath Delivery is the first week of December…ORDER NOW! Balsam Fir … Continue reading

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International Power Showcase – A Chance to Give Back

At this time in the school year, most high school teenagers are starting to count down the days until their homecoming dance and Christmas break; but one extraordinary junior at The Out-of-Door Academy in Sarasota, FL, Desmond Lindsay, has his … Continue reading

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