The 2018 black-tie gala took place on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at the Orlando Marriott-Lake Mary. The 2018 Dream Gala, presented by CFE Federal Credit Union, featured a formal dinner, a band to provide the entertainment, live and silent auctions, and a car raffle. Items to be auctioned included luxury vacations, unique experiences, tickets to major sporting events and more. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Seminole State students, programs and areas of greatest need at the College.
A record-breaking $436,000 was raised at the 2018 Dream Gala. More information about the event is available in the Newsroom.
A generous partner of the College, Central Florida Auto Dealers Association (CFADA), donated a 2018 Toytota Camry XSE for the 2018 Dream Gala car raffle. The winning ticket was drawn at or about 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 24, 2018, at the Orlando Mariottt - Lake Mary Conference Center from all eligible raffle tickets received. The winner was not present but was called from the stage during the program to receive notification that he won. All proceeds from the car raffle will benefit the Automotive Program at Seminole State College.
Proceeds benefit Seminole State student scholarships, faculty programs and areas of greatest need at the College. In its history, the Dream Gala has made countless Seminole State students' educational dreams come true.
The Dream Gala and Dream Cup Challenge Golf Tournament are the Foundation’s largest fundraisers, raising over $400,000 annually.