Record Breaking
Thank you for supporting our Gala!

We raised more than $625,00 during our Incarnate Word Academy 2022 Gala and Auction. Your generous support means that we can continue our mission of providing students a Catholic, college preparatory education. 

Sister Virginia O’Donnell, C.V.I.

Originally from Ireland, Sister Virginia has been a member of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament for 75 years. She has spent 72 years in education as an elementary school teacher and principal, and 25 years in pastoral ministry at St. Vincent DePaul parish. She is dedicated to the mission of IWA and never misses a chance to promote the Academy.

Our Sponsors/Underwriters

An Irish Blessing
Sisters of the Incarnate Word
and Blessed Sacrament, Houston

Ireland Forever
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word, Houston

Lads and Lassies
David J. and Judith Beck Foundation
Nora and Richard Brooks
Lori Gallagher and Curtis Huff
Christi and Dean Quinn
Katy and Todd Theroux

Irish Eyes are Smiling
Accredited Hospices of America
The Astros Foundation
The Most Reverend
        Brendan J. Cahill – Diocese of Victoria
Dr. Christie Billings in honor of
        Liliana ’19 and Julliette ’21 Billings
Toni Blankmann and Bob Weiner/
        Genny and Tedd Winter
Dr. William Braden
The Fish Family
Helen and Larry Kaiser
Jan Koehn
Ginny and Dennis Malloy
Boone and Rose Schwartzel
Ana and Mike Shaver
St. Vincent de Paul Parish and School
Mrs. Raye G. White

Luck of the Irish
Archdiocese of Galveston–Houston
The Basilian Fathers of St. Thomas High School
BDO USA, LLP  Gamez Family and Hickl Family
The Hill, Mayeu and Volf Families
Betty Ann Kowis ’53 and Lanette Kowis ’88
Caroline and Christopher Marciano
Rose Nenni and Sheila Schmitt
The University of St. Thomas
Burke Wendt & Brianna Zook and Anna Robshaw

Emerald Isle
Lee Ann and Jim Badum
Carol Bartz
Guadalupe and Aristides Flores
Randy and Janet Gilmore
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez
Donna and Phillip Hunt
Knights of Columbus Council 10393
Mappy and Steve Laughlin
Mike and Rosalia Nolan
Fr. Page E. Polk, OFM
Margaret and Jack Ploss
Seamless Solutions
Paul Tarski and Michael F. Zeglin

VIP Reception Underwriter
Patti and Mark Day

Bar Underwriter
Kate and John Fitzgerald

Wine and Spirits Pull Underwriter
Lance and Terra Rosenblad

Décor Underwriters
Dr. and Mrs. Eric Faust
Patti and Paul Yetter

Teacher and Volunteer Underwriters
Hebinck & Alter, P.L.L.C.
Tammy and Simon Seaton

Invitation Underwriter
Carol Barndollar

Technology Underwriters
Carol and Joe Birkofer
Obed and Esmeralda De La Cruz
Scanlan Foundation