St. John Vianney High School

Auction is a huge success


The 2019 Night of the Griffin Auction and Dinner was a huge success thanks to our incredibly generous community. 

Some highlights include:

  • The Auction raised $530,000 
  • Fund-A-Need raised $250,000 for student financial aid in 20 minutes
  • The highest selling item sold for $11,000, a VIP Cards/Cubs weekend in Chicago on a private jet generously donated by Doug '92 and Andrea Zinser

Congratulations to raffle winners:

  • Ben & Kari Knol won the Griffin Golden Ticket and chose the Cardinals Suite for 18, donated by BMO Wealth Management, David '86 and Bernadette Ringwald 
  • Scott Weis, Dennis Matreci and Randy Green won the Dream Driving Experience with driveBLACKTIE
  • Rose Stockmann won the Ultimate Raffle with jewelry and iPad, donated by Leo Anglo '83 and Vincent's Jewelers

Special shout-out and thank you to: 

  • Auction Chairs Nicole Harris and Kristin Koenig 
  • Auction Co-Chairs Emeritus Sue Dombek and Beth Freund
  • Reservation Chair Christine Mastis
  • Decorations Chairs Tara Archer and Antonella Cirami 
  • Fund-A-Need Video creator John Edwards, Griffins TV 
  • Fund-A-Need Video participants Grant Atwood '19, Luke Kotcher '20, Miles Mao '19, Hunter Koenig '20, Matt Sabat '19 and Kyren Williams '19
  • Sam Stockmann '19, who shared his moving story on how Vianney has made an impact on him and his faith
  • ... and all the volunteers and students who helped make this night our greatest yet! We couldn't have done it without you.





Thank you to our generous sponsors. Please join us in thanking them by supporting their businesses. You can find a list of sponsors at the link below: