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Teacher Takes Home $10,000 from Annual Reverse Draw

March 14, 2022

Black Tie Fundraiser for Local School

St. John the Evangelist Catholic School (SJCS) recently hosted the 24th Annual Reverse Draw and Gala. This year’s Hollywood themed event included dinner, music, dancing, door prizes, a Steel’s Jewelry raffle and a chance to win $10,000.

The night culminated in giving away $10,000 to a lucky ticket holder. SJCS Spanish and Religion Teacher Stephanie Valpuesta was the last one standing in the Reverse Draw that night and took home the grand prize. The event is SJCS’s largest fundraiser of the year and helps provide tuition assistance to students, fund community service projects, and supplemental classroom materials. This year’s Reverse Draw and Gala raised more than $50,000.

Event Sponsors Include: Georgia/Florida Excavation & Land Development, LLC in Loving Memory of Chris Williams, Sam Dennis Law, Dr. & Mrs. George Sidney Staton, Traditions Flooring, Ben & Kim Mackey, Valdosta Family Medicine, David & Donna Nolan, Synovus, Mike & Lisa Murphy, Katerhien Gonos, Hester & Morris Orthodontics, Steel’s Jewelry, Bill & Terri Filtz, Universal Roofing & Remodeling, Pellitteri Family, Gladwin Vaughn Architecture, Century 21 Realty Advisors, Tift-Moody Family, Gladwin Family, Hamilton Estate Planning, Habits of Health with the Hunters and Jonathan & Katie Parrot.

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