THE EVENT

The annual Going Places Gala celebrates 43 years of dedication and commitment by Higher Achievement scholars, mentors and champions. The evening will feature a performance by Higher Achievement scholars and an alumni speaker inside the Warner Theatre, followed by a cocktail reception. Current scholars and alumni will be joining guests during the reception to speak about their personal experience.

 

THE PLACE AND TIME

The Higher Achievement Going Places Gala honoree will be announced soon. The Gala will be held at the Warner Theatre (513 13th St. NW) on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Doors open at 6:00pm. The evening performance begins at 6:30pm.

 

REGISTER TO ATTEND TODAY!

 

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Gala Leadership

CO-CHAIRS

Mitchell N. Schear

Jay Epstien

Lynsey Wood Jeffries

Thalia T. Washington

Sponsor

Join more than 300 supporters who have aided in closing the opportunity gap for DC scholars by supporting the Going Places Gala. Click here to find information about sponsorship opportunities.

Valedictorian

  • The Schear Family 

Salutatorian

  • DLA Piper

Summa Cum Laude

  • Artemis Real Estate Partners
  • Dan Masur and Sherry Rhodes
  • Forest City Washington
  • Jerry Taylor and Nancy Bryant Foundation
  • John and Carol Boochever
  • Mayer Brown
  • Metropolitan Properties
  • New York Life Insurance Co.
  • Robert and Arlene Kogod Family Foundation

Cum Laude

  • Altria Group
  • American Real Estate Partners
  • Erik and Katie Linn
  • Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, National Commercial Services, D.C. 
  • Steve Theriot
  • Tom and Alison Cassels

Honor Roll

  • EDENS
  • Ernie and Julie Wittich
  • Holly Hassett
  • Velsor Properties