Sarah Smith Elementary school was "STARSTRUCK", Friday night with a surprise visit from the NEW APS Superintendent Dr. Meria Jose Carstarphen at their annual fundraising event Friday, March 28th.
Other special guests included BOE members Nancy Meister, Matt Westmoreland, Cynthia Briscoe Brown, Courtney English, and City Council President Caesar Mitchell!
The "Starstruck" fundraiser was hosted by Legacy Restaurant Partners at Olmsted, one of midtown's most elegant private event venues. LRP's Managing Partner, Brian Bullock and Corporate Chef/Partner Chris Blobaum, a Smith parent hosted the event and created an outstanding menu for the evening. Music and dancing filled the evening with DJ Jerrold Ortiz of Downtime Entertainment.
The silent and live auctions support the Sarah Smith Education Fund which supports the school with academic enrichment and supplemental curriculum materials not covered through the APS budget and also the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme.
Other sponsors included: Mercedes, Dorsey Alston, Steve Powell Homes, Ed Castro Landscape,Uber, Kauffman Tire, Brookhaven Dentistry, Castle Painting and Remodeling.
Event Photos Dean Chelliah Photography.