What: The Parish School "Cowboy Boots ~ Southern Roots" gala.
Where: Red Oak Ballroom in CityCentre.
The scoop: Lizzie and Stephen Clarke and Whitney and Eric Holzer were kicking up their heels with the sellout turnout that richocheted into a record evening raising $280,000 for the school's academic and financial aid programs.
Entertainment included a trick roper, a mechanical bull, the Earl Sanders Jr. Band, and a personal appearance by Miss Houston-Harris County Rodeo Faith Schmidt.
Who: Belle Carrol, Reese Rosales, Karen and Frank Rosales, Bill and Jana Kottwitz, Kathy and Bill Kottwitz, Bridget and David Ratlief, Elsie and Jonathan Mueller, and Erin and Bryce Snyder.