Auction and Gala

“O Holy Night!” Celebrating our 60th Anniversary!

Virtual Silent Auction &

In Person Live annual

Holiday Auction & Gala

on Saturday,

November 18, 2023, at 5pm



Do you remember 1963?

We do because that is when SMS began its mission of providing Catholic education to the students and families in Hampton Roads.

Please join the party for our Diamond anniversary celebration at the Holiday Auction & Gala on November 18, 2023, at 5pm.

VIP Tables and Tickets are Sold Out!

Scott Danner returns as our Auctioneer extraordinaire to help us celebrate our Diamond anniversary!

Last year, 274 people were in attendance for this adults-only social event and Live Auction! Scott Danner was back and better than ever! The room was electric with very spirited bidding and a lot of laughs! Even Santa was there! The Auction Leads put together such great grade level Class Packages that they broke an Auction record by raising $28,950 from their creations!

This year’s Live Auction class package Auction Leads and themes are:

PreK – Jessica Martyak & Reegan Kurtzner – By the Sea

Kindergarten – Agnes Pizzaro & Meghan Rader – League Xperience

1st Grade – Ashley Cathcart & JoJo Olusesi – Fabulous Nights of Food

2nd Grade – Dana Schrader & Jennifer Petit – Family Fun

3rd Grade – Lenore DeAndrea & Amanda Leonard – Virginia Beach Oceanfront

4th Grade – Michelle Williamson, Allison Myers, & Christina Warren – Ultimate Grill Master of your own Backyard 

5th Grade – Brenna Roche & Lori Sharp – Money Really Grows on Trees

6th Grade – Tamara Roadfuss – Home Office Makeover

7th Grade – Kristen Reynolds & Leigh Smith – Stock the Bar

8th Grade – Regina Amick, Kimberly Forbes, & Kelly Fantozzi – Weekend “Wine Down” at Wintergreen




 Champagne & Diamonds Raffle sponsored by Louis &  

Only 100 Tickets will be sold! The winner of the pair of 1.40-carat total-weight diamond earrings in white gold is Kelly Foster – SMS Alumni family.

Cash Raffle $1,000 Grand Prize winner is Joe Lahouchuc!

and the $500 2nd Prize winner is Sara Ocampo! 

Wine Pull SOLD OUT! Thanks to our sponsor


   Our sincere thanks to this year’s Auction & Gala sponsors! 

Presenting Sponsor

Champagne & Diamonds Raffle Sponsor

Louis with

Photo Booth Sponsor

Dessert & Coffee Table Sponsor

Wine Pull Sponsor

Balloon Buy-Out Sponsor

Table Decoration Sponsor

Entertainment Sponsor

Raffle Ticket Sponsor

Clean Sweep Raffle Sponsor

Beverage Sponsors

Security Sponsor

Catalog Cover Sponsors

Security Sponsor



VIP Chairs and Special Linens

  • Capt. Mike at Chic’s Beach Rental & Fishing donated a weekend beach house stay and a Fishing Trip for 3 or a Dolphin Cruise for 6! 

Auction Catalog Printing

Atlantic Office Technologies

We also thank and greatly appreciate all of the businesses that generously donated goods and/or services.

Please patronize these businesses and let them know you saw their sponsorship at the SMS Auction & Gala.

2023 Travel Experience Packages Up for Bidding: 

Please note that all except the Winter Wonderland package allows 2 years from November 18, 2023, to travel (must book the trip by November 17, 2024). Detailed information, including blackout dates, and any other limitations about each of these trips is listed in the online description here

Winter Wonder Land

Santa, Northern Lights, Snowmobile, Ice-Fishing, Dog Sledding, Reindeer, 4-night stay for 2

This Package is only available December 1, 2023-April 15, 2024

Volcanic Adventure Sicily

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

College Rivalry Showdown

Ireland Adventure




Please enjoy these great pictures from this year’s event – courtesy of Mike Le (Alumni parent)!