BankUnited, Miami HEAT fund college scholarships

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, May 17, 2023

     BankUnited and the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund presented five South Florida high school seniors with $5,000 college scholarships during a recent NBA game. Shown from left are: Celine Churchman, Cambridge Magnet Program at G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School in Miami; BankUnited Senior Executive Vice President Gerry Litrento for Retail and Small Business Banking; Natasha Harris, School for Advanced Studies North Campus, Miami; HEAT Vice President of Player Programs Alonzo Mourning; Gabriel Henry, Lake Worth Community High School in Lake Worth; Steve Stowe, vice president and executive director of the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund; Ivy Lam, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland and Maia Gleizer, Cooper City High School in Cooper City. 

    “Together with the Miami HEAT, we are pleased to have been able to provide generous support over the years to 50 of South Florida’s best and brightest young people as they have pursued their dreams of attending college,” BankUnited Senior Executive Vice President Gerry Litrento said.  BankUnited is headquartered in Miami Lakes.

Photo courtesy of BankUnited.