Young Professionals Committee's 10th Annual A Toast To Brighter Futures
Viktor Braun (left) and Phil Abelson (right) a team from White & Case took home top prize in the Ping Pong Tournament at Toast
Each Spring the Young Professionals Committee hosts a fundraising event: A Toast to Brighter Futures. This year marked the 10th anniversary of our Ping Pong Tournament at SPiN New York!
This year's event raised over $40,000 for the Barbara L. Christen Scholarship Fund, named in honor of our founder, rewards exemplary Futures and Options students on their way to college. These students embody the hallmarks of a Futures and Options student: professionalism, leadership, teamwork, communication, integrity, and an interest in exploring careers.
Our students come from low-income families, which makes paying for college a challenge. Since 2012, we have awarded more than $50,000 in college scholarships to students who attended schools such as Boston University, College of the Holy Cross, Harvey Mudd College, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University.