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Summer Celebration 2023: Be True to Your School

Saturday June 10 @ 7:00 pm 11:59 pm EDT

KET Summer Celebration logo

Whether you bleed blue or red, graduated a Colonel or a Pioneer, come show your school pride at this salute to pomp and possibility. Education is our middle name, and KET makes the grade thanks to your support. 

Go Team KET, the state’s largest classroom!

Homecoming King and Queen

  • President Eli and Dr. Mary Lynne Capilouto


  • Mira Ball

School of Rock

  • Dancing to the Jimmy Church Band

Straight A’s Auction – Sponsored by the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union

Mobile auction includes UK basketball lower arena season tickets, vacations, concerts, jewelry, furnishings, fine art and 200 electives.

Jewelry Sponsor: Farmer’s Jewelry

Cap and Gown

  • Attire is summer festive or costume couture: super fan, letter jacket, cheer or band uniform; rocket scientist and doctor to teacher, athlete, and other class acts.

Enroll Now

  • Reservations are $200 per person
  • Reserved tables of eight with benefits: $1800 Includes dinner, open bar, entertainment (and no speeches!)

Event Sponsors

Summa Cum Laude Sponsor:

Harp Election Services logo

Special Honors Sponsors:

Exclusive Auction:

UK Federal Credit Union logo


Specialty Bar:


University of Kentucky logo

Magna Cum Laude:
Alliance Coal logoAlltech logo Baird logoBeam Suntory logo Cornett logoHardscuffle logoLGE and KU logoMorgan Stanley at the Brown Biggins Group at Morgan StanleyColumbia Gas logoTurner logoUK Athletics logoUK HealthCare logoUK Alumni Association logo

Honor Roll:
Ball Homes logoBank of the Bluegrass logoAl and Patti Cross, David and Jennifer CrossDean Dorton logoDentons Bingham Greenebaum logoDonna HallHarrod Concrete logoKY American Water logoKentucky Blood Center logoKY League of Cities logoKV Oil and Gas logoMesser logoStites and Harbison logoToyota Kentucky logoUBS David W. Demarest Financial Advisor logoUS Bank logoValvoline logo

Dean’s List: Alzheimer’s Association | American Trust | Anthem BCBS | Assured Partners | Becky Jordan State Farm Insurance | Berea College | Blue & Co., LLC | Bluegrass Community and Technical College | Cecil’s Heating & Air Conditioning | Chase Tours | CHI St. Joseph Health | City National Bank | Clean Gas Partners | Community Trust Bank | Duo Broadband | Field & Main Bank | Fifth Third Bank | Georgetown College | Gess Mattingly & Atchison, PLC | Jason Rainey | Keeneland | Kelly Green | KEMI | Kentucky Chamber of Commerce | The Lane Report | McCarthy Strategic Solutions, LLC | MCM CPA’s & Advisors | Owensboro Health | PNC Bank | Republic Bank | Jeremy and Julie Smith | Transylvania University | Sandra Welch | Southeast Printing | Stephanie Stumbo & Andrew Dorton | Stock Yards Bank | Wesbanco Bank | WKYT-TV | WLEX-18 | Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

In-Kind Donors:

Barney Miller's Anniversary logoBorn logoClaiborne logoCSC logoDaRae logoDonamire logoFriends of the Lexington Public Library logoLafayette logoMyers Printing logoPemberton's logoRE Cook Electrical CompanyTops logoUK Alumni Band logoUK Marching Band logoWildcat Moving logo



Saturday June 10
7:00 pm – 11:59 pm EDTw
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Commonwealth Fund for KET
4151 Old Frankfort Pike
Lexington, kentucky 40510
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