The 's annual on Saturday night raised money for the Steven J. Ross Scholarship Fund. This year, school founder Courtney Sale Ross was honored. The evening, which took place at the school in East Hampton, included a cocktail reception, dinner, live auction, silent auction, and musical performances by Roberta Flack.
Among those in attendance were designer Donna Karen, Rep. Tim Bishop, Legis. Jay Schneiderman, author , and Ross' daughter Nicole Ross, who is a member of the first graduating class. The scholarship fund enables 45 percent of the student body to receive financial assistance.