2019 Tampa Prep Gala!
Save the date for the Tampa Prep Gala on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay! The night includes cocktails, dinner, dancing, a live & silent auction, performances and presentations by students and administration! New this year, an after party!
The 2018 Gala brought alumni, current parents and faculty together to celebrate something they are all passionate about — Tampa Preparatory School.
“The Gala has always been a great night for Prep to bring our community together with one purpose,” Board of Trustees member and Prep alumnus John Ford ’90 says.
The evening started with live music from Alumna Connor Zwetsch ’11, whose acoustic stylings and warm voice welcomed guests to the cocktail hour before they moved into the main hall for dinner. Attendees enjoyed a meal, live auction and performance by Tampa Prep’s Upper School Chorus.
For many, seeing the students is a highlight of the night. “The best part of the night is always the kids,” Ford says. Director of Development Jay Goulart says he is always impressed by the positive energy he sees in the Prep community, and he feels fortunate to know there are people who choose to be involved in the School’s future. The community brought together by the Gala makes that feeling possible. “Good things always happen when caring, passionate people come together,” Goulart says.
Thank you to everyone who joined us this year for another successful evening of purpose for Prep and we hope to see you again next year.