Ross School Marks 20th Anniversary with 9th Annual Gala at Club Starlight to Benefit Steven J Ross Scholarship Fund with Special Musical Performance by Grammy Award Winner Roberta Flack
(Long Island, N.Y) Ross School will mark its 20th anniversary with the ninth annual Live at Club Starlight benefit to raise funds for Ross School programs and scholarships, including the Steven J. Ross Scholarship Fund. Courtney Sale Ross, Founder of Ross School, will be honored for her vision, dedication and support of the entire Ross community.
The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by dinner, a live auction and musical performance by Grammy Award winning artist, Roberta Flack.
Courtney Sale Ross and her late husband, Steven J. Ross, recognized that preparing students to meet the challenges of the 21st century required pioneering models that would transform education. Mrs. Ross and her vision for Ross School attract many of the best scholars from around the world to embrace the challenge of designing a global, integrated curriculum that addresses the changing realities of the future. Over the last 20 years, Ross School has become a leading laboratory for educational excellence.
The Steven J. Ross Scholarship Fund, was established in 1991 at the School’s inception by Mr. and Mrs. Ross, and ensures that all children have the opportunity to benefit from a Ross School education regardless of economic circumstances. The SJR Scholarship Fund granted financial assistance to over 45% of Ross School students during the 2010–11 academic years.
This event will take place on
- Saturday, June 2 at 6:30pm
- at Ross Upper School, 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY 11937 and will be joined by:
- Courtney Sale Ross, Founder of Ross School
- Roberta Flack, Grammy Award-Winning Artist
- Charles Stevenson and Alex Kuczynski, Gala Chairs
ABOUT THE ROSS SCHOOL
Located in East Hampton and Bridgehampton, New York, Ross School was founded in 1991 by Courtney and Steven J. Ross. The college-preparatory school offers a complete and uniquely individual educational experience to students from pre-nursery through grade twelve. Since its founding, Ross Schoolhas prepared students to meet the challenges of the 21st century by combining best practices in K-12 education with the notion that leadership in the increasingly connected and rapidly changing world demands cultivating a global perspective and embracing technology. For more information on the Ross School, visit http://www.ross.org.
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