Celebration of Education Gala

Photos by Bill Wine

On September 21, guests gathered at the Louisville Marriott Downtown for this inspirational evening. Those in attendance heard the stories of a number of Family Scholar House graduates as well as keynote speaker Wanda Durant, mother of NBA star Kevin Durant.

  • Director of Mission Advancement Kellie Johnston, Chief Possibility Officer, President & CEO Cathe Dykstra and Director of Strategic Initatives Kate Brackett.

  • Dan Dykstra and Chief Possibility Officer, President & CEO Cathe Dykstra

  • Tara Croft, Joshua Dubose, Dorothy Perkins and Harvetta Rae.

  • Kendall Merrick and John Rothermel.

  • Valerie and Chris Merrifield.

  • Phil Hawkins and Ryan Moorman.

  • VP of Programs and Services Kristie Adams and Michael Adams.

  • The musical entertainment during the cocktail reception was provided by the Chris Rodahaffer Trio.

  • Abby Drane and Jerry Cantrell.

  • James Duffy and Jaclyn Dugan.

  • Trent Savage, Heather Kelly and Honorary Chairperson Robbie Valentine.

  • Tom Eller and John Couch.

  • Lance and Shelly Dooley.

  • Tania Choi and Patrick Hughes.

  • Brenda and Dick Gardner.

  • Jeanie Culp and Lauren Schaefer.

  • Rolandas Byrd, Taylor Metcalf and Terrence Johnson.

  • Laura Snyder, Conrad Bachmann and Tonya Abeln.

  • Caywanta Artis and Tamika Williams.

  • Sister Mary Frances Schafer, OSB, Sister Jackie Kissel, OSB and Sister Karlene Sensmeier, OSB.

  • Mike and Julie Brown, Sam and Rich Russell with Abby and Clay Salyers.

  • Sara and David Stemler.

  • Stephanie Franck and Anna Francis.

  • Director of Strategic Initatives Kate Brackett, Evan Spalding, Judge Jessica Moore and Director of Mission Advancement Kellie Johnston.

  • Emily Digenis and Ingrid Hernandez.

  • Dr. Louis Heuser, Peggy Heuser, Kenneth Wright, Lauren Argo, Wil Heuser, Jason Scott and Jay Kirk.

  • Celebration of Education Gala.