Events

Black & Gold Gala

April 23, 2022
6pm - 12am

Annual signature fundraising event in April highlighting Mt. Vernon’s Teachers/Staff of the Year and Distinguished Alumni Awards.

2021 Awards

Leanne Brown Cornerstone Award – presented to Alyssa Prazeau for her invaluable dedication and service to the MVEF.

Keystone Award – presented to Ambrose Property Group for their corporate service commitment to MVEF.

Teacher of the Year – Leeanna Seppala (Administration), Elizabeth Chaplin (MES), Delinda Deckard (FES), Kitty Masters (MVMS), Lynette Huth (MVHS), Brianne Williams (MCE)

District Teacher of the Year – Lynette Huth (MVHS)

Staff of the Year – Doris Johnson (Administration), Jenny Campbell(MES), Melissa Montague(MCE), Lisa Lindman (MVMS), Jo Goff (MVHS), Nancy Price (FES)

District Staff of the Year – Doris Johnson (Administration) 

Ryan Fry Award – District Staff of the Year & the District Teacher of the Year also receive the Ryan Fry Award

2021 Distinguished Alumni

Lorraine Ewing

Linda Garrity

2021 Black & Gold Gala Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor – Hancock Health

Silent Auction Sponsor – Family Leisure

Gold Dinner Sponsor –Ambrose Property

Black & Gold Reception Sponsor – Lancer + Beebe, LLC, Moisture Management

TapSnap Sponsors – Anne Wessell, Emcor, Joyner Homes, Indiana University Health Plans

TableScape Sponsors – Stifel, Frischkorn Law LLC, Seals Funeral Home

Table Sponsors – Anne & Chris Dunlavy, Church Church Hittle & Antrim, Context Design,  CSO Architect, Edmentum, Leanne & David Brown (MVEF Founder), McDonald Dentistry, Mike & Libby Harris, NineStar, D R Horton, Chad and Tree Gooding, Family Leisure, State Farm, Ben Eades

Technology Services – JW Marriott, Markey’s Rental, NineStar, 

Beverage Sponsors – Daniel’s Vineyard 

Parking Sponsors – Greenfield Banking Company, Ice Miller, Assured Partners

Supportive Patron Sponsors – Activate, US Bank, IMI,  MJ Insurance,  Steele, Flying Arrow Photography

2020 Awards

Keystone Award – presented to Joyner Homes for their outstanding corporate support and commitment to the MVEF.

Leanne Brown Cornerstone Award – presented to Barry Stadler for his invaluable dedication and service to the MVEF.

Teacher of the Year – Ashley Ridenour (Administration), Erin Hardin (MES), Krista Weber (FES), Lauren Reifel (MVMS), Karen Riesterer (MVHS), Ashley Schenck (MCE)

District Teacher of the Year – Ashley Schenck (MCE)

Staff of the Year – Lisa Heitman (Administration), Emily Snider (MES), Laura Lyons (MCE), Stephanie Evans (MVMS), Lisa Tappy (MVHS), Veronica Kirby (FES)

District Staff of the Year – Veronica Kirby (FES) 

Ryan Fry Award – District Staff of the Year & the District Teacher of the Year also receive the Ryan Fry Award

2020 Distinguished Alumni

Darrell Thomas
Nathan Heck

2020 Black & Gold Gala Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor – Hancock Health

Silent Auction Sponsor – Family Leisure

Black & Gold Reception Sponsor – Ambrose Property

Gold Dinner Sponsor – Lancer + Beebe, LLC

TapSnap Sponsors – Anne Wessell, Emcor, Joyner Homes, Thrivent – Lanteigne Tailored Planning

Table Sponsors – Anne & Chris Dunlavy, Church Church Hittle & Antrim, Community Hospital North, Context Design, CORE, CSO Architect, Edmentum, Leanne & David Brown (MVEF Founder), McDonald Dentistry, Mike & Libby Harris, NineStar, Seals Funeral Home

Technology Services – JW Marriott, Markey’s Rental, NineStar, PopCon

Beverage Sponsors – Daniel’s Vineyard, Monarch Beverage

Parking Sponsors – Greenfield Banking Company, KeyBank

Supportive Patron Sponsors – Activate, Baker Tilly, Core Planning Strategies, Custom Exteriors, Erlewein Mortuary, MJ Insurance, River Financial Services, Steele

Ticket Supporters – Leanne & David Brown, Haley & Mike Frischkorn, Hancock Health, Heather & David Moore, Jan & Stephen Viehweg, Chris Walrod