Spring Scholarship Spectacular

April 18, 2024

We are so excited for you to join us at the Spring Scholarship Spectacular dinner & auction with Steve Alford! Below you will find a sneak preview of this year's auction items and a link to RSVP. We can't wait to see you there!

RSVP by April 10 Auction Preview

Live Auction Preview

A Night at the Ballpark

Includes a buffet dinner and game for 25 in the HU Picnic Pavilion.

Donated by Huntington University

Gulf Shores

Stay for six nights and seven days in a waterfront property in Gulf Shores, Alabama, sleeps up to six. Take your beach vacation between August 15, 2024 and May 15, 2025.

Donated by President Sherilyn Emberton

Treasure Island

Stay at Sand Pebble Resort, Treasure Island, Florida from February 14 - 21, 2025. Accommodations include a two room efficiency with partial kitchen, sleeps up to six.

Donated by Bobby and Linda Caley

Gathering in Platt

Private gathering for 15 people in the VIP Suite for any game in the 2024-25 season. Light refreshments included.

Donated by Huntington University

Cycle Around Town

Melon Colored Velotric Discover 1 E-Bike, Shimano 7-speed, decked out with basket, bottle racks, and bottles.

Donated by The Huntington Bicycle Shop

Cooler with Select Cuts of Beef

Cooler filled with $250 of select cuts of beef from Hoffman Land and Cattle
Donated by Huntington University Haupert Institute for Agriculture

Silent Auction Preview

Trips & Dinners

A Local Getaway in Huntington
Donated by Purviance House Bed & Breakfast, Wise Guys Downtown, and GQT Huntington 7

  • An overnight stay at the Purviance House Bed & Breakfast, any room, any night based on availability through 12/31/24,
  • $50 Wise Guys Restaurant gift card
  • 4 movie tickets + 4 popcorn and 4 drink vouchers to the GQT Huntington 7

Dinner at Joseph Decuis
Donated by Joseph Decuis

  • $200 Gift Certificate for dinner for two at Joseph Decuis

Das Dutchman Essenhaus
Donated by Bob & Sue Miller

  • Dinner for two
  • One night stay at the Essenhaus in Middlebury

Roanoke Village Inn
Donated by Geiger Roanoke Restaurant Group

  • $50 Gift Card to Roanoke Village Inn

The Local Saloon
Donated by Geiger Roanoke Restaurant Group

  • $50 Gift Card to The Local Saloon

The Patio Pizza & BBQ
Donated by Geiger Roanoke Restaurant Group

  • $50 Gift Card to The Patio Pizza & BBQ

Game On Virtual Sports Lounge
Donated by Geiger Roanoke Restaurant Group

  • $50 Gift Card to Game On Virtual Sports Lounge

    Dinner with the President
    Donated by Sherilyn Emberton

    • Mexican Dinner for 8 at President Emberton’s home

    Time to Relax
    Donated by Healing Oasis

    • One-hour massage gift card to Healing Oasis

    Fun time in Roanoke
    Donated by Board & Brush and Jebi’s Ice Cream

    • Gift certificate for one DIY Project Workshop at the Board & Brush Roanoke location
    • $25 gift certificate to Jebi’s Ice Cream in Roanoke

    Chicago Cubs Fan Package
    Donate by Chant Thompson and the Cubs Organization

    • 2 tickets to a Chicago Cubs game
    • Signed photo of Miles Mastrobuoni ($100)

    Cincinnati Reds Tickets
    Donated by Chant Thompson

    • 2 tickets to a Cincinnati Reds game

    Cincinnati Reds Game
    Donated by The Reds

    • 2024 Reds Tickets: 2 Terrace Line or 4 View Level

    Fort Wayne TinCaps Game
    Donated by the Fort Wayne TinCaps

    • 4 tickets to any game (excludes July 4th) 
    • Includes 1 person throwing a ceremonial first pitch

    Birthday Party in the Plex
    Donated by Huntington University

    • Birthday Party for 25 in the Plex – 3 hours includes activities, cake and light refreshments.

    HU Summer 2024 Camps
    Donated by Huntington University

    • HU Summer Camp Art Academy - Animation - June 17-22 
    • HU Summer Camp Art Academy - Music Theatre - June 17-22 
    • HU Summer Camp Art Academy – Film & TV Production - June 17-22 
    • HU Summer Camp Art Academy – Voice-Over & radio - June 17-22 
    • HU Summer Camp – AgBioscience - July 8-12 
    • HU Summer Camp – Criminal Justice - July 8-12  
    • HU Summer Camp – Nursing - July 8-12  
    • HU Summer Camp – Esports - July 15-17 
    • HU Summer Camp – Worship Leadership - July 15-19

    Steve Alford Basketball Camp
    Donated by Huntington University Athletics

    • Camp open to boys and girls in 2nd through 7th Grade in the 2024-25 school year. June 17 – 20, 2024.
    Cool Stuff

    All Your Gardening Needs
    Donated by Huntington Nursery

    • $100 gift card to Huntington Nursery
    • Additional gardening supplies

    Ag Basket
    Donated by Huntington University Ag

    • Basket filled with Ag Swag

    Donated by HomeCraft - The Art of Home

    • Basket full of unique gifts

    Visit Huntington
    Donated by Bend the Trend Boutique and Décor, The Party Shop, Parkmoor Car Wash and The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce

    • $25 Gift Certificate and Swan Creek Candle,
    • $20 gift card to the Party Shop,
    • Book of 5 Carwashes and
    • $50 Chamber Bucks to use at local restaurants and businesses (expire 6 months)

      HU Sports Fan Package #1
      Donated by HU Athletics

      • 2 season passes for 6 sports,
      • HU bowling pin,
      • 2 HU Bowling Jerseys,
      • Men’s soccer jersey,
      • soccer scarf,
      • soccer towel,
      • Volleyball shirt,
      • Baseball hat,
      • Pom poms and
      • HU megaphone

      HU Sports Fan Package #2
      Donated by HU Athletics

      • 2 season passes for 6 sports,
      • HU basketball signed by women’s team,
      • golf hat,
      • 12 HU golf balls,
      • Men’s soccer shirt,
      • pom poms,
      • HU megaphone,
      • softball hat,
      • Volleyball shirt and
      • Men’s Basketball shirt

        Honeywell Arts Academy
        Donated by The Honeywell Foundation

        Four tickets to each of the following Honeywell Arts Academy performances:

        • Resonance Live – Friday, June 7th at 7:30 pm at Eagles Theatre
        • Soundboard Live – Friday, June 14th at 7:30 pm at Eagles Theatre
        • Wabass Live – Friday, June 21st at 7:30 pm at Eagles Theatre

        Outdoor Solutions
        Donated by McGuin’s Commercial and Residential Services

        • $500 gift certificate to use on any services they provide: Fertilizer Treatments, Mowing, Seasonal Lawn Clean Up, Landscaping, Mulch Install and/or Delivery, Tree Removal, Stump Grinding, Salting, Snow Removal and installing Christmas lights!