The Grayson School invites you to our annual GROW Gala, our biggest party and fundraiser of the year!

Celebrate & Support!

Fabulous Auction & Raffles!


Not Attending?

You can still bid and donate!

We are proud to announce our 2023 GROW Honoree, who exemplifies the ingenuity, dauntlessness, and curiosity to which we aspire: 


Dr. Robert S. Langer, David H. Koch Institute Professor and Director of The Langer Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Click here to read about Dr. Langer and his extraordinary achievements.

THANK YOU to All GROW Gala Sponsors!



Click Here to See Our Generous Sponsors

Raise Your Paddle for The Grayson School Science Program!

At the GROW Gala, every couple or individual will have a paddle with a unique bidding number. Our auctioneer will lead us through a fast and exciting fundraising opportunity.

Your gift allows us to accelerate the depth and breadth of Grayson's one-of-a-kind science curriculum for gifted learners. Students in all grades thrive with Grayson's rigorous science coursework and labs, opportunities for authentic exploration, and support for original research, projects, and publication. 

Paddle Raise levels will be: $5,000  $2,500  $1,000  $500  $250, $100.

For more information and to commit to your Paddle Raise in advance, please click here.

Questions? Please contact Kristen Luke Brooks.

GROW Gala Event Details

Radnor Valley Country Club, 555 Sproul Road, Villanova, PA, 19087

  • 5:45 PM Check in begins
  • 6:00 PM Open Bars & Hors d'oeuvres. Please arrive by 6:30 pm. 
  • 7:00 PM Dinner & Open Bars
  • 8:00 PM Head of School Melissa Bilash and 2023 GROW Honoree Dr. Robert Langer
  • 8:30 PM Paddle Raise and Live Auction
  • 9:00 PM Dessert & Open Bars


Parking is free. Follow the driveway to the right to the Main Entrance and Self Park.

Adults only, please. While we love our Grayson students, this event is only for adults.

Cocktail Attire.

Questions? Please contact Kristen Luke Brooks or Liad Pernock.

The Grayson School is Pennsylvania's only Pre-K through grade 12 independent school designed specifically to meet the needs of gifted children. Our innovative program is tailored for intensely curious and intellectually fearless students through challenging academics, project-based learning, and creative enrichment in a nurturing environment.

The Grayson School provides gifted children a challenging, research-based education worthy of their intellect and their intrinsic desire to learn and think deeply. 

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Grayson School
Kristen Luke Brooks, Director of Development

2023 GROW Gala

Radnor Valley Country Club, 555 Sproul Road, Villanova, PA, USA

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