Jennings School District 

2019  Gala

The Friends of Jennings School District invites you to our 6th Annual Gala.  

There will be a musical performance by Jennings students, live music, a silent auction, and several door prizes. You don't want to miss this grand event. We hope to see you there.

 Friday, April 5, 2019

Norwood Hills Country Club

1 Norwood Hills Country Club Drive

St. Louis, MO 63121

5:00 pm Cocktail l 6:00 pm Dinner

Sponsorship Packages Available:

Individual Ticket: $50 each

Silver: $1,500

Gold: $3,000

Platinum: $5,000

Click Here for Ticket Order Form

Tickets must be purchased prior to event

To purchase, please return this completed form with check made payable to Friends of Jennings School District Foundation, 2559 Dorwood Drive, Jennings, MO 63136, Attention: Yolanda Elkins 

To pay by credit card, please CLICK HERE.

Congratulations to our awardees that will be honored at the 2019 Gala!

Outstanding Business Partner Awardee:


Mrs. Diana Greco, Managing Director, Global Mobility Services

Mrs. Karen Vangyia, St. Louis Office Managing Partner


Outstanding Community Partner Awardees:

Mr. John and Mrs. Linda Lipka, Samantha Lipka Scholarship Foundation

Mrs. J. Toni Burrows, PAKT President & CEO Executive Director

Exemplary Educational Partner Awardees:

Washington University 

Dr. Sarah Garwood, M.D., Mrs. Chardial Samuel, Mrs. Rochelle Moore, the SPOT Clinic

Dr. Peter Hovmand, Founding Director of the Brown School's Social System Design Lab

Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Jennifer Hillman, Washington University Trustee and WE Schools

Exemplary Corporate Leadership Awardee

Centene Corporation 

Mr. Keith Williamson, Esq., Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Transformational Corporate Leadership Awardee


Deann Donohue, Director of Communication Relations

Jennings Warriors Trailblazer Awardee

Coach Randy Carter to receive the "Warrior Red Jacket"

Proceeds Benefit:

Jennings School District, Student College Scholarships, & Jennings Hope House I and II

 (Jennings' two Homeless Shelters for Families)

For more information contact Yolanda Elkins at (314)653-8003.

Gala 2018