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'Cowboy Boots ~ Southern Roots' theme played out in Red Oak Ballroom

'Cowboy Boots ~ Southern Roots' theme played out in Red Oak Ballroom

Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016, Eric Holzer, Whitney Holzer, Lizzie Clarke, Stephen Clarke
Eric Holzer, Whitney Holzer, Lizzie Clarke, Stephen Clarke. Courtesy of The Parish School
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016Jennifer Wismer, Bob Wismer, Stacey Merchant
Jennifer Wismer, Bob Wismer, Stacey Merchant. Courtesy of The Parish School
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Brian Merchant, Heather Knies, Tommy Morton
Brian Merchant, Heather Knies, Tommy Morton. Courtesy of The Parish School
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Daniel Droog, Elsie Mueller, Jonathan Mueller
Daniel Droog, Elsie Mueller, Jonathan Mueller. Courtesy of The Parish School
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Erin Snyder, Bryce Snyder
 Erin Snyder, Bryce Snyder. Courtesy of The Parish School
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Frank Vilorio, Jennifer Vilorio, Renee Poulsen, Bob Poulsen
Frank Vilorio, Jennifer Vilorio, Renee Poulsen, Bob Poulsen. Courtesy of The Parish School
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Katie Scallan, Dave Scallan, Victor Barrionuevo, Gaby Barrionuevo, Ken Miller, Isabel Miller
Katie Scallan, Dave Scallan, Victor Barrionuevo, Gaby Barrionuevo, Ken Miller, Isabel Miller. Courtesy of The Parish School
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Nancy Bewley, Christine Duncan, J.B. Duncan
Nancy Bewley, Christine Duncan, J.B. Duncan. Courtesy of The Parish School
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016, Eric Holzer, Whitney Holzer, Lizzie Clarke, Stephen Clarke
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016Jennifer Wismer, Bob Wismer, Stacey Merchant
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Brian Merchant, Heather Knies, Tommy Morton
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Daniel Droog, Elsie Mueller, Jonathan Mueller
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Erin Snyder, Bryce Snyder
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Frank Vilorio, Jennifer Vilorio, Renee Poulsen, Bob Poulsen
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Katie Scallan, Dave Scallan, Victor Barrionuevo, Gaby Barrionuevo, Ken Miller, Isabel Miller
Parish School Gala, Feb. 2016 Nancy Bewley, Christine Duncan, J.B. Duncan

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.