HT’s Boots ‘N Bling Gala Shines Bright

Huston Tillotson University President Dr. Melva K. Wallace at the Annual Boots 'N Bling Gala.

The Boots ‘N Bling Gala held at Huston-Tillotson University was a night to remember, leaving Austinites buzzing with excitement. This prestigious event, known for its elegance and philanthropic spirit, brought together a vibrant community in support of education and empowerment. The event was held at Fair Market in East Austin. The atmosphere was radiant and lively, with hat makers, a cowboy showcasing his lassoing skills, bandana engravers, and plenty of picture-taking opportunities adding to the excitement of the day.

MCs Melva Wallace and Pamela Owens set the stage on fire with their exceptional hosting skills, guiding the attendees through a night of entertainment and purpose-driven networking. The environment was meticulously curated, from the props to the cowboy-themed decorations, creating a truly immersive experience for all guests.

Attendees embraced the gala’s theme wholeheartedly, dressing to impress and adding to the glamour of the evening. The delicious food and strong drinks provided a perfect accompaniment to the festivities, ensuring that every guest had a delightful culinary experience.

The Gala featured a performance from artist Cupid, shown here with attendee Demetria George Caston.

The highlight of the night was Cupid’s electrifying live performance, which had the audience on their feet and dancing the night away. His energy and talent turned the gala into a lively celebration of community and generosity.

Most importantly, the Boots ‘N Bling Gala achieved its goal of raising significant funds for the future of HT and its students. The generosity of the attendees will directly contribute to providing exceptional educational opportunities and shaping the leaders of tomorrow.

As the night came to a close, a sense of excitement and fulfillment lingered in the air, a testament to the success of the gala in bringing together like-minded individuals dedicated to making a positive impact on education and community empowerment.

HT’s Boots ‘N Bling Gala was not just an event; it was a celebration of shared values and a commitment to creating a brighter future for all.


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