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Rising Stars Gala Tickets Now Available

Published Friday, December 6, 2019 10:00am

Rising Stars Gala Invitation 2019Tickets and sponsorships for the 3rd annual Rising Stars of New Braunfels Gala are now open to the public. The Gala will be held on Friday, January 17 at 6:00 p.m. at The Milestone. The Gala will celebrate the 20 outstanding young leaders who were named the 2019 class of Rising Stars.

The evening will include a social hour, served dinner, brief remarks, the presentation of a plaque commemorating this honor to each awardee, and the announcement of the winner of the 2019 Distinguished Young Leader Award.

This award recognizes our community’s young leaders who are making a positive impact in their professional and civic endeavors. These Rising Stars are on a trajectory towards being New Braunfels next generation of community leaders. The program is hosted by the New Braunfels Jaycees, New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung and Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce. 

To be considered, an applicant must be under the age of 40 on December 31, 2019, live or work in New Braunfels, and have made significant contributions to the community through continued success in their professional or community service activities.

For sponsorship opportunities please contact Jenna Vinson at 

2019 Rising Stars of New Braunfels:

David Brawner, 39, New Braunfels ISD

Stephen Brockman, 39, Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce

Justin Castillo, 31, NB Hoop Masters

Erica Clarke, 24, Gtr. New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce

John Coker, 27, USAA

Sarah Doeppenschmidt, 37, True North Counseling

Francesca Edwards-Hays, 39, Christus Santa Rosa New Braunfels Emergency Department

Matt Gandrud, 29, State Farm Insurance

Michelle Haag, 38, Reliance Residential Realty

Lindsay Haas, 36, Hoffmann Financial Services

Heather Harrison, 39, Hope Hospice

Graham Hauptman, 39, GVEC

Ryan Kelso, 30, NBU

Emily Lane, 32, ASA Properties

Heather Orsak, 29, The Perfect Day

Tiffany Quiring, 33, River City Advocacy & Counseling Center

Alex Sieczkowski, 27, Valeo Chiropractic

Rylan (Ky) Slone, 28, GVEC

Kathryn Walters, 35, New Braunfels Presbyterian Church

Christopher Werk, 36, Faust Brewing Company