Diana Huey To Headline Gala

Seattle, WA -- Diana Huey '08 will lead a stellar line-up of alumni at the 2018 Scholarship Gala at Chihuly Garden and Glass on October 27. Huey recently starred as Ariel in the national tour of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, following her premiere in the role at the 5th Avenue Theatre. 

Dance Chair Victoria Watts PhD and alumnus Sam Picart '13 will serve as co-hosts. SassyBlack '08 will DJ the popular Gala After Party. Currently a Seattle Music Commissioner, SassyBlack has been working in Seattle to help elevate youth voices and to make the music industry stronger throughout the region. She is currently appearing in Earshot Jazz Festival. Her latest EP, “Wakanda Funk Lounge,” was released in June 2018.

Current Cornish students Wilysha Walton ‘19 and Alexander Hawker ‘19 also are scheduled to perform during the Gala.

Support for the Gala is provided by Bon Appetit, Northwest Security Services Inc, Holland Partner Group, Foster Pepper, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Coldstream Wealth Management, AllianceBernstein, Carolyn Wassmer Design, City Flowers, and 321 Foto. The honorary chairs for 2018 are the Carl and Renee Behnke family.