Nicklaus Children's Hospital and iHeartRadio Recognize Student Athletes in South Florida with ‘Play Healthy Athlete of the Week’

Published on: 09/18/2023

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with Miami Dolphins Radio Network, is recognizing exceptional high school athletes from Miami-Dade and Broward counties this football season.

Area parents, coaches, principals, and athletic directors are encouraged to nominate high school athletes who have demonstrated outstanding sportsmanship, academic excellence, and athletic ability. Selected winners are being featured on iHeartMedia Miami stations Y100 and 103.5 The Beat.

Miami Dolphins Radio Network will choose one student athlete per week during the 17-week celebration of young athletes, which launched on September 4. Each student “athlete of the week” winner will receive a $150 gift card, be recognized on Miami Dolphins Radio Network and will be eligible for a “Student Athlete of the Year” scholarship to the college or the university of their choice.

“Nicklaus Children’s is committed to supporting the region’s children and ensuring they have access to the best possible care right here in their own community,” said Matthew A. Love, President and CEO of Nicklaus Children’s Health System, parent organization of the hospital. “We are excited to join the Miami Dolphins Radio Network in recognizing exceptional young athletes in South Florida.”

For more information and to nominate a student athlete, visit the following links:

Y100 Miami
1035 The Beat

About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Where Children Matter Most (2024)

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with approximately 850 attending physicians, including more than 500 pediatric subspecialists. The 307-bed hospital, known as Miami Children’s Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and since 2003 has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit

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