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Military Families

Welcome to Collins! 

We are happy to have you as a part of our Collins family, and we thank you for your service.

Collins is a Purple Star School of Distinction.

The purpose of the Purple Star School of Distinction Designation is to recognize schools that support the unique needs of military families, help military-connected students navigate critical challenges and provide resources for military-connected students when transitioning to a new school environment.


Collins has a Military and Family Life Counselor named Bea Hilbrands.

You can contact her at: 

MFLC cell phone: 813-310-6765

District Information

Click the district link below for helpful information for students and families new to Hillsborough County and pertinent information for military families. 

District Military Families Information

Upcoming Events:

Air Force Youth Programs Residential Camps

K-5 Hands-On STEM Program - 4/0, 4/27, 5/4, 5/18

Summer Adventure Camp for Teens

Monthly Workshops


MilTax Free Tax Services

School Liaison Deployment Support

Household Goods Move

Deployment Strong

Scholarship List

Scholarship Database

AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer, Emily Williams, and U.S. Navy School Liaison, Kristen Ferullo, have created a comprehensive, fully searchable Joint Services Scholarship Database for military dependents.

Taking over 500 hours to compile, this database includes 428 scholarships supporting military spouses, children, and dependents of all service branches. The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard proudly holds the first partnership between the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and AmeriCorps in the area of Military Family Support, bringing this database and future projects to life!

To view this incredible database visit!112&authkey=!ANpkBwWVJD81Rp0

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