The Parish Parents’ Association invites you to the 46thAnnual Parish Episcopal School Gala. Dust off those cowboy boots and get ready for an evening under the Texas stars. The Parish Boots & Bling Gala will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel. Guests will enjoy dinner & drinks, casino, and silent & live auction with entertainment provided by The Project Band.
Parish Gala has partnered with Metroplex Auto Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT to bring you one of our most exciting raffle prizes ever! Click here to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a brand new 2019 Fiat 124 Spider convertible!
The Gala committee wishes to thank Metroplex Auto and Terri and Dennis Nausler for their sponsorship of the 2019 Gala raffle.
Owner of the winning raffle ticket will receive Parish’s Fiat 124 Spider convertible. No cash reimbursement or refund of any kind will be offered. Winner, at their discretion, may choose to pick another car offered by Metroplex Auto and pay any difference in price at that time. Winner is responsible for all applicable taxes, title and license fees.
Gloria, or "Glo," as she was known to many, was an active parishioner of Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration for more than 40 years. Among other activities she was a long time member of the altar guild, usher team and a regular reader at church services.
Gloria joined Parish Day School as Head of School in 1980 and served the Parish Episcopal School community until 2009 when she retired. Under her leadership, she guided Parish from the "little church school on the corner" to the PreK – 12th grade independent school that we are so fond of today.
During the expansion of Parish and the addition of the Midway campus, Parish nearly tripled in size under Gloria's leadership. However, her desire in growing the School to become a competitive, educational institution for students in the Dallas area never overshadowed her priority for the School to remain true to its core of nurturing and teaching kids under the banner of Wisdom, Honor and Service. No matter the accomplishment, her wish for the School was always that we'd "still have the same culture and the same climate" as the Hillcrest campus where she dedicated her energy to its students and families for 21 years before expanding.
The Parish Gala was always an important event to Gloria as it brought our community together each year in celebration of our achievements, and helped to raise funds towards future endeavors at our school.
This year we will honor Gloria at the Gala with a special tribute you won’t want to miss.
If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation in her honor, click here.