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Scholarship Gala

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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 financial aid at Maret. Save the date—Saturday, February 25, 2023!

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So Many Ways to Support the Gala

We hope you are as excited as a kid in a candy shop to attend this year's Scholarship Gala. It's going to be a Whopper of event that Razzles and dazzles—you and your Peeps won't want to miss it! More information about ticket sales and the raffle coming soon. See below for volunteer opportunities. 

Quick Facts

  • 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
  • Nearly 20% of financial aid budget is raised from the Gala

                             For more information you can email Chanelle Blackwell at

Gala Wish Lists

Check out our SWEET Silent Wish List that has items at every price point for all categories that we hope to acquire to auction off at the Gala. Shop the list and ship the items to Silent Co-Chair Shefali Srivastava. Thank you for helping our Gala be a success!

We also have special options for alumni advertisers.


Upcoming Volunteer Events

Decorations Committee Meetings (AB Conference Room)
Friday, Nov. 18 at 9:00 a.m
Contact Decorations Co-Chairs Jeff Lee or Amit Magdieli with questions

Decorations Committee Workshop (In-Person)
Saturday, Jan. 21 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Reach Out!

Chanelle Blackwell
Director of Constituent Relations

Gala Committee

Gala Chair
Ann Rakestraw

Live Co-Chairs
Katherine McCarron, Tameka President

Silent Co-Chairs
Sarah Bowman, Shefali Srivastava

Decorations Co-Chairs
Jeff Lee, Amit Magdieli

Sponsorship and Ads Co-Chairs
Claudia Meer, Paige Smith

Event Planning and Dinner Co-Chairs
Anna Haglund, Lindsay Kagin

Wine and Spirits Chair
Andrea Tokheim