Mickey Bakst jumps into the live auction.
Hors d'oeuvres were prepared and served by students during the silent auction.
Patrick Smith and Lauren Schuler
The first course was ahi tuna tartare with avocado and micro cilantro, prepared by students.
The second course featured pan-seared brazino, a tangine of vegetables, Israeli couscous, and aromatic broth.
Tayler and Matt Nodvedt
Whittney Wernsing and Courtenay Speir
Laurie Erickson and ABC's Tom Crawford
Tony and Amy Kassis
Trident Technical College kicks off their 50th anniversary this year.
Silent auction items included pieces from local artisans.
Students prepare hor d'voures in the kitchen.
Downtown bar and bowling alley, The Alley, donated a large gift basket to the silent auction.
Hand-crafted hors d'oeuvres were available during the cocktail hour and silent auction.
Each table was charitably sponsored by a variety of local companies.
Jack Jones, Sen. Paul Campbell, Sen. Ernest F. Hollings, and Sen. Hugh Leatherman
Guests were invited to bid in the silent auction during cocktail hour.
Jenna Snowden, Andre Bow, and Mary Thornley
Douglas Blalock, Wendy Burkheart, and Frank Lee
Bob Whitten and Estherlina Lopez
Ray Huff and Nancy Snowden
Lydia and John Cook
Carol Scott, Becky Pitstick, Benjamin Wynn, and Renee Brown
Beth and Patrick Bryant, Steve Wenger, and Matt Greene
Manny Gonzalez, Clara Gonzalez, Lisa Jackson, and Ty Leslie
Trident Technical College President Mary Thornley welcomes guests in her opening speech.
Patrick Napoliski and Julia Lane Willis
Each course offered a different wine that was expertly paired with the cuisine.
Chris Fraser, emcee for the night.
Tom Crawford, auctioneer for the live auction.
Tom Crawford and Sen. Ernest F. Hollings
After making the meal, students serve guests each course.
Different wine pairings were provided during each course by Harries Teeter.
The third course featured grilled filet of beef in a red wine demi-glace and chimchuri sauces with salt-cured fingerling potatoes and winter greens.
The meal ended with a dessert featuring a chocolate salted caramel tart and fresh raspberries.
Sally Kerr-Dineen and Jack Mitchell
Guest entered the party under twinkling lights.