Cyndi Lauper Will Headline Ross School's Tenth Annual Starlight Gala in June


Ross School will host the tenth annual Live @Club Starlight benefit to raise funds for Ross School programs and scholarships, including the Steven J. Ross Scholarship Fund, which helps ensure that children from all economic backgrounds benefit from a world-class Ross education. The gala is Ross School's largest fundraising benefit.

The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by dinner, a live auction and musical performance by Grammy Award winning artist and composer of Broadway hit Kinky Boots, Cyndi Lauper.

Courtney Sale Ross and her late husband, Steven J. Ross, recognized that preparing students to meet the challenges of the 21st century required pioneering models that would transform education. Mrs. Ross and her vision for Ross School attract many of the best scholars from around the world to embrace the challenge of designing a global, integrated curriculum that addresses the changing realities of the future. Over the last 20 years, Ross School has become a leading laboratory for educational excellence.

The Steven J. Ross Scholarship Fund, was established in 1991 at the School's inception by Mr. and Mrs. Ross, and ensures that all children have the opportunity to benefit from a Ross School education regardless of economic circumstances. The SJR Scholarship Fund granted financial assistance to over 35 percent of Ross School students during the 2012-13 academic year.

Cyndi Lauper, Grammy Award-Winning Artist and Christie Brinkley, Gala Chair will appear at Ross Upper School, 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, on Saturday, June 1 at 6:00pm.

Located in East Hampton and Bridgehampton, New York, Ross School was founded in 1991 by
Courtney and Steven J. Ross. The college-preparatory school offers a complete and uniquely individual educational experience to students from pre-nursery through grade twelve. Since its founding, Ross School has prepared students to meet the challenges of the 21st century by combining best practices in K-12 education with the notion that leadership in the increasingly connected and rapidly changing world demands cultivating a global perspective and embracing technology. For more information on the Ross School, visit

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