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An Evening Celebrating the Infinite Possibilities of Our Boys

The Saint David's parent community never ceases to amaze. On Friday evening, they blasted us into the far reaches of the universe with a Benefit that celebrated our boys and their infinite possibilities beneath a canopy of stars and song at The Pierre.

Within our Saint David's constellation, the exceptionally creative Benefit Chair Rita Kitt and her team have exhibited vision, tenacity, and a deep love for this school; devoting countless hours over several months to ensure an evening that was spectacular and true to the spirit of Saint David's.

From the opening song, "Reach for the Stars," written specifically for our Benefit by the ever-generous Tom Kitt; to the moving video of how our boys are learning in our new spaces, and an auction that beat all records; this was a night not only of infinite possibilities, but of limitless wonder and gratitude.

The strength and dedication of the entire Saint David's community is truly a remarkable constellation of stars that shows a pattern of care, commitment, and concern. Everything our community does is in service to the education and well-being of our boys, and to their development into men of good character.

Evenings like Friday are a reminder of how important that is, and how blessed we are to be a part of this school.


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