A Night Under the Stars Gala – June 17, 2023
Join us for an inspiring evening benefitting our extracurricular scholarship program! Hear from uplifting guest speakers, and don’t miss our Shining Light awards ceremony, recognizing standout kids in our program for the amazing things they’re doing!
This year, we are thrilled to welcome Dr. Amy M. Knopps, Director of Marching Mizzou, as our keynote speaker! Join us in celebrating the success in the band, and hear about how students’ lives have been changed through an avenue of music.
Schedule of Events:
5:30 p.m. — Open Bar Reception, Appetizers, and Silent Auction
6:30 p.m. — Program, Guest Speakers, and Plated Dinner
7:30 p.m. — Award Ceremony and Dessert Bar
9:00 p.m. — Raffle and Closing Remarks
Star Kid Awards
Each year at our Gala we select a “Star Kid” who has been a standout participant in our program over the last year.
2022 Star Kid Award: A’Monti Warren-Liggins — VIDEO
2021 Star Kid Award: Vella Flemming — VIDEO
2020 Star Kid Award: Jamarrion Pittman — VIDEO
2019 Star Kid Award: Elizabeth Grego — VIDEO
2018 Star Kid Award: Kaydence Ashcraft — VIDEO
2017 Star Kid Award Winner: Emmanuel Coulibaly — VIDEO
2016 Star Kid Award Winner: Aiyanna Ross — VIDEO