2017 Dr. Audrey Evans Scholarship Benefit


Make a Donation Today!

Tuesday May 16, 2017

The Union League of Philadelphia

Special VIP reception starts at 6pm
Scholarship Benefit 7-9pm

You’re invited to an evening in support of St. James School’s Total Care approach to education

Cocktails, Open bar, Heavy hors d’oeuvres

Business Attire • Discount parking also available at The Union League garage 1415 Sansom Street



The Right Reverend Daniel G. P. Gutiérrez
Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania

Bruce Melgary
Senior Fellow, Drexel University Center for Cultural Partnerships; Former Executive Director, The Lenfest Foundation



The Reverend Sean E. Mullen
Rector, Saint Mark’s Church, Locust Street; Co-Founder, St. James School

Since 2006, the Rev. Sean Mullen has served as the beloved rector of Saint Mark’s Church, Center City, Philadelphia. As one of the co-founders of St. James School and the President of the school’s Board, Father Mullen is the “soul” of St. James, ensuring we live out our Episcopal mission to be a welcoming place to all. A renaissance man, Father Mullen enjoys horseback riding and singing with the Orpheus Club. A graduate of the College of William and Mary and the General Theological Seminary, he can often be found walking his dog Ozzie in Center City.

Keith Leaphart, D.O.

Chair, Board of Directors, Lenfest Foundation; President, & CEO, Replica Creative

Physician, entrepreneur, philanthropist, Dr. Keith Leaphart is the founder of Wallsome, an innovative Philadelphia-based design and print firm. With a powerful commitment to at-risk youth, Dr. Leaphart is an ongoing supporter of St. James School. Dr. Leaphart serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for The Lenfest Foundation and sits on numerous civic boards across Philadelphia. His ongoing work in early childhood education, out-of-school care and career and technical education stems from his passion to give back to young people in the city. Born in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia, Dr. Leaphart earned a BS in Biology from Hampton University and a DO/MBA from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Saint Joseph’s University. 


Hon. Gregory P. Montanaro
Board Member, St. James School; Vice President, Drexel University; Past President, The Union League of Philadelphia

Greg Montanaro serves as Vice President and Executive Director of the Office of the President of Drexel University and holds a dual appointment as Executive Director of Federal Relations in the Office of Government and Community Relations. Montanaro is a well-respected leader in the community and serves on numerous civic and cultural boards. He has received many awards for his commitment to city growth. A lifelong Philadelphian originally from the Society Hill neighborhood, Montanaro has an M.S. from University of Pennsylvania. With his contagious enthusiasm, Montanaro, who serves on the St. James board, is constantly making connections and creating meaningful partnerships to benefit the school and its students.

For more details and information contact Regina Babcock at rbabcock@stjamesphila.org



For more details and information contact Regina Babcock at rbabcock@stjamesphila.org

General Admission $125

7 – 9pm

Access to Main Event, open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, program and special entertainment

VIP Tickets $250

6 – 7pm
Special reception for VIP ticket holders

7 – 9pm
Access to Main Event, open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, program and special entertainment


Sold out!

Full page $1,000
Half page $500
Quarter page $250
1/8 page $125
Friends (25 words or less) $25

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Sponsor the Event at one of the following levels

$1,500 Maroon & Gold
Honor Roll
Cum Laude
Magna Cum Laude
$25,000 Summa Cum Laude
$50,000 Valedictorian
Presenting Sponsor


Call for details or questions today: 215.226.1276 ext 114


$10,000 Magna Cum Laude


The Curran Foundation

Saint Mark’s Church, Locust Street

The Rev. Marie Swayze

$5,000 – Cum Laude


Argosy Capital

Bill and Laura Buck

Matt and Lori Espe

Scot and Shelly Fisher

Brad Garfield and Amanda Henninger

Independence Blue Cross

M&T Bank

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

Dr. Nathaniel M. Robinson (posthumous)

$3,000 – Honor Roll

American Sitework LLC

Di Bruno Bros.

Drexel University

The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania

Patricia and Gordon Fowler

Peter and Sally Hillyer

$1,500 – Maroon and Gold

Betsy and Jay Aikens

Jim and Elaine Ballengee

Dr. Audrey Evans

Mr. and Mrs. S. Matthews
V. Hamilton, Jr.

David Kasievich &
The Rev. Andrew Kellner

Joseph Kluger and Susan Lewis

Susie and Michael Lastowski

Robert Lawrence and Sara Ridenour

Joseph and Deedee McPeak

Richard and Anne Mullen

Steve and Allyson Ross

Karl Schoettle

St. Clement’s Church

George and Ronna Tyndall

Margaret B. Wallis