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Scholarship Gala

enchanted garden gala with a moon flowers frog-prince

A tradition for more than 40 years, the annual Scholarship Gala brings our community together for one memorable, exciting, and fun night in support of equity and inclusion at Maret.

MAY 14, 2022


Upcoming Events

Live Committee Meetings
Please note date change for in-person Live Committee meeting at Ann Rakestraw's house.
Oct. 22 at 9:30 a.m. on Zoom.
Oct. 26 at 6:00 p.m. at  Ann Rakestraw's House—RSVP required by Oct. 25.
Nov. 18 at 6:00 p.m. on Zoom.

Silent Committee Meetings
Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m.  on Zoom.
Oct. 20 at 9:00 a.m. on Zoom.

Questions? Contact Director of Constituent Relations Chanelle Blackwell at or call 202-939-2463.

Enchanted Garden Gala Committee:

Gala Chair: Ann Rakestraw
Live Co-Chairs: Katherine McCarron and Tameka President
Silent Co-Chairs: Renee Footer and Masaki Hidaka
Decorations Co-Chairs: Bob and Erika Braddock
Sponsorship and Ads Co-Chairs: Claudia Meer, Tammy Horn, Eshauna Smith
Event Planning and Dinner Co-Chairs: Anna Haglund & Lindsay Kagin
Wine and Spirits Co-Chairs: Roshni Ghosh and Andrea Tokheim 


  • 25% of students at Maret receive financial aid
  • 100% of Maret students benefit from being part of an equitable and inclusive community full of diverse and talented students
  • 100% of Gala proceeds support financial aid
  • 20% of financial aid budget is raised from the Gala


There are so many ways to be part of this great event. Let us know how you can help!