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Superheroes and a local TV news star come together to help raise big bucks for an important school

Superheroes and a local TV news star come together to raise big bucks

Superman and Wonder Woman at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Superman and Wonder Woman. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Orlando and Cindy Castaneda at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Orlando and Cindy Castaneda. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Shannon and Jason Scarcella at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Shannon and Jason Scarcella. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Laura Clark, from left, Quinn Flagg and Amy Davis at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Laura Clark, from left, Quinn Flagg and Amy Davis. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Perfecto Cruz and Rebecca Kelly at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Perfecto Cruz and Rebecca Kelly. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Liane and Charles Harrell at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Liane and Charles Harrell. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Heather and Steven Newstead at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Heather and Steven Newstead. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Gila Arnoni, left, and Amy Davis at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Gila Arnoni, left, and Amy Davis. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Dr. Holly and Reuben Rosof at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Dr. Holly and Reuben Rosof. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Brock Molter and Mari Kieke at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Brock Molter and Mari Kieke. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Amanda and Mark Staudt at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Amanda and Mark Staudt. Photo by Jay Ford/Night Sky Creative
Superman and Wonder Woman at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Orlando and Cindy Castaneda at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Shannon and Jason Scarcella at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Laura Clark, from left, Quinn Flagg and Amy Davis at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Perfecto Cruz and Rebecca Kelly at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Liane and Charles Harrell at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Heather and Steven Newstead at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Gila Arnoni, left, and Amy Davis at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Dr. Holly and Reuben Rosof at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Brock Molter and Mari Kieke at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015
Amanda and Mark Staudt at Crossroads School's "Superhero Soiree" Gala February 2015

What: Crossroads School's "Superhero Soirée."

Where: The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa ballroom.

The 411: Crossroads parents Estella and Randy Hale gave testimony to the gathering of more than 250 on the successful assistance the school has given their son in academic and personal achievement. School head Gila Arnoni joined emcee Amy Davis, KPRC investigative reporter, in welcoming the crowd that raised more than $156,000 for the school that aids children with learning differences.

A number of playful guests dressed in Superhero costuming in a nod to the night's theme.

Who: Heather and Steven Newstead, Dr. Holly and Reuben Rosof, Amanda and Mark Staudt, Brock Molter and Mari Kieke, Cindy and Orlando Castaneda and Shannon and Jason Scarcella.