The wife of Coach Sparano joined the show to provide an overview of the 2011 Sun Life Rising Stars Program, which this week is awarding over $200,000 in scholarships and grants to address low high school graduation rates in large urban school districts by providing financial resources and education to students and nonprofit organizations committed to increasing success in high school and beyond.
Kaitlin Jaquez, the Senior Philanthropy Program Manager with Sun Life Financial, called in to The Finsiders to discuss the company awarding four nonprofit organizations and students in the South Florida area with a total of $220,000 in scholarships and grants. Sun Life Financial awards these grants and scholarships in partnership with the Miami Dolphins and the Miami Dolphins Foundation.
To celebrate Mom’s special day, Jeanette Sparano called into our studio for a Mother’s Day exclusive. The 1st lady of Dolphins football gave us some insight into her relationship with Tony, how she acts as a second Mom to guys on the team, and a look into her community service.
Watch here to see everything Mrs. S had to say: