Palm Beach’s demographic includes billionaires, CEOs, ambassadors, former spies, and even former presidents.
So when an organization decides to declare someone a “star,” it needs a candidate who can bring the A-game.
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South Florida’s PBS nailed it and chose longtime Palm Beecher Tom Quick As a 2022 Star of Education Award winner. Quick was honored at the 7th Annual Star of Education Dinner at Club Colette on December 5th.
Michele Kessler Was the chairman of the evening which started in the courtyard with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and many chats about holiday planning.
After cocktails, guests moved to the dining room for dinner and the presentation of the Star of Education Awards. The award “recognises a distinguished individual or family who has made an indelible and lasting impact on the education of their communities, especially on the underserved.”
“Tom has always been generous and mindful of his time and gifts,” Kessler said in her remarks. “It’s impossible to judge the many lives he has enriched.” ‘s Star of Education Award exemplifies Tom’s sincere commitment to our world, and especially to education.”
The evening continued with dessert and dancing.
More than 100 people participated, including Lynn Wheat When Tom Petaphy; Deborah Norville When Karl Werner; Carroll When Ambassador Earl Mack.Mickey Beyer; Julie When Mike Connors with my son Greg; Hillary When Wilbur Ross; Eileen Burns; Lucy Musso; Nancy Brinker; Hilly Mahoney; Ellen Levy; Winner’s sister Mary When Tricia Quick; Christopher Drake; When Will Steeland there are many who know the difference between a highbrow and a highball.
And some people don’t.