Scholarships funded by the Michael Valdes Foundation in partnership with NOPE

The Michael Valdes Foundation proudly partners with NOPE, Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education, in funding an annual scholarship to a deserving Hillsborough County senior who joins us in fighting to end the epidemic of drug abuse and overdose.

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NOPE Scholarship Awardees Share Their Passion

2020 was a challenging year for most, including seniors in high schools across the Tampa Bay Area. NOPE of Hillsborough made many students’ end of the year a little bit brighter with a $1,000 check. This video highlights what these seniors took away from our NOPE student presentation and how they will carry our stories and messages forward.

Past Scholarship Recipients

Cathy Valdes presents a scholarship check to Chinyere Grace of Strawberry Crest High School

Congratulations Caroline Hanson, recipient of the NOPE/Michael Valdes Foundation Scholarship