Nearly 500 guests attended the Tenth Annual Archbishop’s Gala at the Ritz Carlton to benefit the Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation (TTEF) on April 11, 2019. The event raised $800,000 in support of scholarships for children to attend the parochial or private elementary school of their choice. The Keynote Speaker was Archbishop Robert J. Carlson. Honored Guest Speaker was Andrew C. Taylor, Executive Chairman of Enterprise Holdings, who received the Sister Mary Ann Eckhoff Award presented by TTEF Board Chairman Kevin Short. Debbie Monterrey of KMOX served as Mistress of Ceremonies. Fontbonne University sophomore and St. Cecilia alumna Vivian Garcia was the featured alumni speaker, and shared the impact of her TTEF scholarship on her past, present, and future aspirations.
Since its inception in 1991, TTEF has raised nearly $100 million for scholarships and has grown into the 4th largest elementary school scholarship foundation in the U.S.
2019 Archbishop's Gala Sponsors