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HEAT Academy End of Year Celebration 2019

MIAMI, May 17th - The Miami HEAT hosted an end-of-year celebration for 354 HEAT Academy students at AmericanAirlines Arena on Thursday, May 16th.

The afternoon was a carnival-style event with food, fun, and excitement for students, guests and HEAT Academy Volunteers. During the festivities, Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Foundation presented a check in the amount of $171,000 to the Florida Prepaid College Foundation for scholarships benefiting HEAT Academy students. Fifteen fifth-grade HEAT Academy students who go on to participate in the Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring program will become eligible for a scholarship, which matures in 2026, the fifth-grade class’ expected graduating year.