The 2nd Annual Prairie View A&M Foundation Fundraising Gala, held at the Houston Hilton Post Oak, honored the organization’s mantra “Growing Greatness Through Giving” by raising funds for all areas of academic and student achievement at PVAMU. Foundation chairman Roy Perry,  honorary gala chair, David Allen, the mayor of Prairie View, TX and MC Khambrel Marshall welcomed the packed house that received inspirational words from several individuals, including PVAMU’s nationally acclaimed President Ruth Simmons and event keynote, Mayor Sylvester Turner. Attendees included Dameshia Deflora, Dr. Gerald D’Souza, Bishop D. Kimathi Nelson, Nailah Nelson, Joyce Johnson, Oscar Taylor, Ursula Dorsey, Bryon Roterson, Terri Dickerson, James & Alysia Robertson and scores more.