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Miami Dade College Receives Scholarship Funds from the Florence Bayuk Educational Trust

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Dr. Eduardo Padrón , Steve Leth, Sun Trust Bank Vice President, Trustees Helen Aguirre Ferré and Peter W. Roulhac

Miami, April 26, 2011 - Sun Trust Bank Senior Vice President Steve Leth recently presented Miami Dade College (MDC) Board of Trustees with a check for more than $53,000 to establish a scholarship fund on behalf of the Florence Bayuk Education Trust.

“I’m proud to be here to present this check because I am a Miami Dade College graduate, and I have seen the transformation and advances the college has made over the years,” Leth said.

Founded by Florence Bayuk, a former British nurse, the scholarship aims to support institutions offering four-year programs that advance law, medicine and economics education.   

Students who are interested in pursuing this scholarship can find an application at www.mdc.edu/scholarships.

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