Please join us for a dining experience to benefit our students, faculty and facilities and it demonstrates your commitment to providing a college preparatory, valued-based education for students in Southern Maryland. All proceeds from the Knight Gala will help support STEM curriculum including the new chemistry and physics labs.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Live Music by NightLife
Black Tie Optional

Cocktails at 6 p.m.
Dinner and Entertainment at 7 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall
24801 Three Notch Road
Hollywood, Maryland

  • "Luck of the Irish" Donation Board

    Our students created this short video to demonstrate how easy it is to give.
    Select 1 (or more) envelope(s) matching the total amount you wish to donate to the Paschal Hall Renovations. As an added bonus, the envelopes you select may also contain a prize!

    May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night.


Please join us for our 2018 St. Mary's Ryken Gala. Featuring the culinary expertise of Ken's Creative Kitchen, the event, meal and entertainment will be spectacular!

Event Sponsors

Your sponsorship of the St. Mary’s Ryken Gala will benefit our students, faculty and facilities and it demonstrates your commitment to providing a college preparatory, valued-based education for students in Southern Maryland.
All sponsors will be recognized at the Gala, our website, Facebook page, annual report and our Connections magazine.

Click the icons below to view our sponsors

Knight Sponsor

Nightlife Band Sponsor

Diamond Sponsors

Wine Glass Sponsor

Emerald Sponsors

Mr. Brian Norris ’84 & Mrs. Kim Norris

Woodlawn Lawn Care Services

Chocolate Sponsor

Double Sapphire


Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Forte

Mr. George Hurlburt & Mrs. Mary Joy Hurlburt

Mr. Gordon ’81 & Mrs. Nancy O’Neill

Dr. & Mrs. Rick Wood

Teacher Appreciation Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Burke, '85

Gold Sponsors

Mr. & Mrs. William C. Moody

Tim & Sally Wise

Supporting Sponsors

Dr. and Mrs. John F. Fenwick

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Cheseldine

Mrs. Kathryn L. McCarthy


Exciting Basket Raffles!

All proceeds will support the renovation of Paschal Hall to create new classroom and lab spaces for chemistry and physics.

Purchase Raffle Tickets

2018 St. Mary's Ryken Gala
Honorary Committee Members:

Mrs. Kristi Getson, Parent '20, '21

Mrs. Constance Gott, Parent '21

Mrs. Wendy Guadagnoli, Parent '19, '20

Mrs. Elizabeth Hicks '88, Parent '21

Mrs. Pam Hicks, Parent '18, '21

Mrs. Joanna Hosea, Parent '21

Mrs. Lori Murphy, Parent '19, '21

Mrs. Megan Schaefer, Parent '20


Photo Gallery from the 2017 Gala





2018 SMR Graduation Reserved Seats - Two Opportunities

Starting Bid - $250
Minimum Raise - $10

  • Don’t miss a single minute of your senior’s graduation ceremony! With these SIX reserved seats, you and your family will be escorted to the best seats in the house at the SMR Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony taking place on Tuesday, May 30, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

Name that Street!

Starting Bid - $250
Minimum Raise - $10

  • You and your family will have the unique opportunity to name the main street that runs through the SMR campus. Your chosen name, upon approval of Administration, will remain in effect for the entire 2018-2019 school year. This is a very popular package so get ready to bid on this highly sought after item!

Put Down Some More SMR Roots!

Starting Bid - $200
Minimum Raise - $10

  • Plant a tree on campus in honor or in memory of a loved one or just to have you own tree on campus! A plaque will be displayed with the winner’s intentions with Administrative approval.

SMR Ultimate Fan Package

Starting Bid - $50
Minimum Raise - $10

  • Calling all SMR fans! This sports package includes 4 tickets to the SMR home games for Homecoming on Oct. 13 vs. Caravel Academy and the winter Varsity Basketball game against DeMatha (date TBD). You will also receive reserved seats and parking. The lucky winner of this package will also receive a collectable basketball and football autographed by the 2017/2018 SMR varsity boys’ teams.

2017 Homecoming Coin Toss

Starting Bid - $50
Minimum Raise - $10

  • Attention all SMR Football fans – do you want a once in a lifetime opportunity or are you looking for a unique gift idea? The lucky winner of this package will receive four tickets to the 2017 homecoming football game on October 13 against Caravel Academy with premier reserved seats, and the opportunity for one person to come onto the field for the coin toss at the start of the big game.

Reserved Student Parking 2017-2018

Starting Bid - $50
Minimum Raise - $10

  • Treat your student to a reserved parking space for all school events, plus priority parking every day on campus. Valid for the 2017-2018 school year.



  • Premier seating for 20 guests
  • Private Waiter
  • Exclusive sponsor posterin a prominent location on the SMR campus for one-year
  • Logo predominantly displayed on Summer Knights Camp t-shirts (given to over 350 Summer Knights camp participants)


  • Premier seating for 10 guests
  • Prominent and exclusive recognition on the stage and on dance floor
  • Private Waiter


  • Preferred seating for 20 guests
  • Private Waiter
  • Logo predominantly displayed on Summer Knights Camp t-shirts (given to over 350 Summer Knights camp participants)


  • Company name and logo on Gala wine glasses


  • Preferred seating for 10 guests


  • Chocolates in a specially wrapped box


  • Preferred seating for 4 guests


  • Preferred seating for 4 faculty/staff members


  • Preferred seating for 2 guests


  • Recognition at Gala and on SMR printed materials
  • Recognition in Annual Report



Registration Information

Registration Information

Space is limited!

Unless a specific camp is full, registration for camps will close one week prior to the start of the camp. Pre-registration is required for most camps.

For parents who choose to register using our hard copy form, please contact the Summer Knights office at 301-475-7678 or before registering to make sure the camp is still open.

Payment options

Option 1: Payment by check. Requires a 20% deposit upon registration. You will be billed for the balance of your program fees. All accounts must be paid in full by May 30, 2016 to hold your child’s place.

Option 2: Register online and pay the full amount with a credit card. No deposit required.

Multi-camp/multi-student discounts are available. Please contact the Director of Summer Programs for more information: 301-475-7678 or

Refund policy:

The last day to withdraw from any programs is May 30, 2016. After this date, refunds will not be issued. A $75.00 withdrawal fee will be deducted from all refunds requested prior to May 30, 2016. If Summer Knights cancels a program due to low enrollment, a full refund will be issued. Refund requests must be submitted in writing or via email to: No exceptions will be made to this policy.

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