Mark your calendar and plan to join us on Saturday, June 5, for our annual Knight Gala, Celebrating our 40th Anniversary!  

Our virtual program will be open to the entire community and feature an online auction, live auction, raffle, and live donation appeal. You don't want to miss the LIVE auction! Whether you are a beach or mountain person or have a big "honey-do" list, we have something for everyone! 


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Three Ways to Participate

In support of the 40th Anniversary of the Knighthood!


Host a Watch Party!

  • Gather a group of friends to watch the virtual program in-person from the comfort of your home.
  • Purchase a VIP Happy Hour Party pack including a VIP appetizer, dessert package and wine.

Buy Basket Raffle Tickets

Take a chance on the Knight Raffle ($10,000 prize), and bid on auction items. Exciting auction items include vacation getaways, day-trips, sports memorabilia, handyman for a day, catered dinners and more.


Sponsor or Donate

Sponsor the event or donate items for the basket raffles in support of the 40th anniversary of the Knighthood!

All Knight Gala proceeds support the Knight Fund, which directly funds tuition assistance and student programs.

Gala FAQs

Meet our Auctioneer!

Matt Newsom, a licensed benefit auctioneer, brings over 30 years of event management and public speaking experience to every fundraising gala.


Thanks to our 2021 Knight Gala Sponsors!

SMR Knight Gala Committee

Sue Ann Armitage ’83, P ’16 | Jennifer Blake P ’21 | Dana Brown P ’22, ’24 

Mary Bull P ’20 | Gabrielle Forte P ’12, ’15 | Lynda Kovach P ‘21 

Karla Matthews ’89, P ’09, ’18, ’21 | Susan Miller ’78, P ’08, ’13 | Teresa Schrodel P ’17

Kathryn Tedford P ’19, ’21 | Ellie Tennyson P ’13 ’15, ’18, ’20