Celebrate St. Mark's Live Auction Preview

Each year, parents have the opportunity to bid on once-in-a-lifetime packages during the Celebrate St. Mark's live auction, and this year will be no exception! Even though we will be celebrating virtually, you can still participate in the live auction from home through your computer or smartphone. We will communicate the technical instructions soon, but, for now, check out a preview of this year's exclusive live auction items!

List of 7 items.

  • Super Bowl LVI Experience

    Retail Value: Priceless!

    The 2020 Super Bowl Champions Kansas City Chiefs invite you and one lucky guest to witness the biggest night in football; The LVI Super Bowl! The 56th Super Bowl will determine the champions of the National Football League season and will be played on Sunday, February 6, 2022, in Los Angeles, California.

    And you will be able to capture all of the exciting moments of the game with your new camera. A pocketable multimedia powerhouse, the Panasonic DC-ZS70 Digital Camera blends a sleek form factor with versatile stills and video capabilities. Includes a 20.3MP sensor for excellent stills and 4K video. The ZS70 has a 30X zoom for any type of photo with stabilization.

    A $1,000 gift card is also included for use toward your travel expenses.

    Generously donated by: Tavia and Clark Hunt ’83; Toni and Dan Hunt ’96; and Melanie and Eugene Jabbour ’96
  • Shop Till You Drop!

    Retail Value: $13,500

    The ultimate ladies’ day! Six ladies will spend a fabulous morning with President Alyssa Adams at the Cabana Life showroom at Market Center seeing the latest designs in sun-safe clothing and selecting piece(s) for their own wardrobes during a private shopping party. The group will then enjoy a delicious lunch at Bistro 31 in Highland Park Village before an afternoon private shopping party at Hadleigh’s. Owner Gable Shaikh will fit each guest with a personal Belinda blouse in the color/pattern of her choosing. And the day would not be complete without a full line of coveted Beauty Bio products for each person, hand-selected by CEO Jamie O’Banion.

    The winner of this package will also enjoy rolling up to NorthPark like a VIP with the Valet Gold Parking Pass for a year and use of $500 in NorthPark Gold to spend at any time.

    Generously donated by: Cabana Life/Alyssa Adams; BeautyBio/Jamie O’Banion; Hadleigh’s; Julie and Marc Pechersky
  • Punta Mita Unlimited Surf & Golf Experience

    Retail Value: Priceless

    A complete offering of the essence of Punta Mita, Mexico! Enjoy 4 nights in this luxurious three-bedroom condo for up to 6 people. With an amazing view of the lake and golf course, you will have the best experience of beauty, comfort, and relaxation. This incredible package includes unlimited rounds of golf for 6 people at either of the two Signature Jack Nicklaus golf courses of Punta Mita as well as complimentary use of water sports with Punta Mita Ocean Sports (surf boards, SUP, hobie cat) throughout your stay. A private golf cart for 6 people will be provided throughout your trip for navigating within the private gates of Punta Mita and for use in visiting the St. Regis and Four Seasons Resorts of Punta Mita. And, you won’t want to miss a fantastic gourmet beach lunch at the Surf Club during your stay!

    Your days will be filled with sun and fun during your time in Punta Mita with a one-of-a-kind custom surfboard designed, hand shaped, and signed by Baxter Perry-Miller ’24. The board is a 7-foot Polyurethane foam board, hand polished with an epoxy finish. The five-fin system board was designed for knee to head high surf.

    The inspiration and design are the result of Baxter’s surfing experience along the East Coast on Nantucket, Virginia Beach, and Folly Beach, with guidance from Josh Hoke, a well-known custom shaper in Charleston, South Carolina. The lucky buyer of this item will also receive two t-shirts with Baxter’s RLX company logo on them. This is an incredibly special item that any Lion would be thrilled to own!
    Characterized by its exceedingly durable design, the memories of your trip will be perfectly captured with the red Tough TG-5 from Olympus. This sleek point-and-shoot camera is capable of handling a wide variety of adventures. Featuring a 12MP BSI CMOS sensor, the TG-5 offers notable image clarity, along with fast 20-fps continuous shooting, and 4K video recording.

    Restrictions: Reservation is required in advance, subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply under Punta Mita discretions. Trip is not transferable. Valid through April 17, 2022.

    Generously donated by: Jennifer and Lee Applbaum; Punta Mita; Baxter Perry-Miller ’24; Melanie and Eugene Jabbour ’96
  • Dinner, Drives, and Dini!

    Retail Value: Priceless

    Your son and 9 of his St. Mark’s buddies will join Eugene McDermott Headmaster David W. Dini for an exclusive afternoon of competition and fun at Top Golf. The winner will get to custom design the team’s golf polo before the big day to commemorate the experience and get everyone into the spirit, courtesy of BSN Sports.

    Parents, we haven’t forgotten about you! Join Headmaster Dini and wife, Nancy, for your own exclusive evening with a delicious 4-course dinner for 12 guests from hotspot 18th and Vine.

    Generously donated by: Nancy and David Dini; Molly and Terry Babilla/BSN Sports; 18th and Vine/Gina and Scott Gottlich ’94
  • VIP Retreat at the Hacienda Patron Distillery

    Retail Value: Priceless

    World Famous Patron Tequila is exclusively produced in the Highland of Jalisco, Mexico.

    4 couples are invited to spend 2 days and 2 nights at the invitation-only Hacienda Patron distillery and guesthouse in the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. Enjoy gourmet local cuisine, bespoke cocktails and tequila tastings, with a private tour of the distillery and agave fields.

    Many more surprises await the lucky winner of this priceless experience!

    All expenses are included (luxury accommodations, gourmet meals, cocktails and tastings, tours, ground transportation in Mexico and entertainment). Airfare to/from Guadalajara is not included.

    Details and Restrictions: Dates are based on mutual availability with a few blackout dates around the holidays. Expiration on this package is December 31, 2022. All participants must be over the age of 21 with a valid US passport.

    Generously donated by: Jennifer and Lee Applbaum
  • Christmas in Colorado

    Retail Value: $20,500

    Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Enjoy this ski-in, ski-out private residence, located within a five-minute walk to Telluride’s Mountain Village Plaza and the gondola to downtown Telluride. 4 master bedrooms sleep 8 comfortably in this beautifully-decorated home with the option for 2 additional guests. The home will be decorated for Christmas and with stunning views of Mount Wilson from all of the rooms, you will enjoy a fantastic holiday!

    The memories of your trip will be perfectly captured with your new Panasonic camera. An all-around Micro Four Thirds camera designed for photographers and videographers, the black Lumix DMC-GX85 from Panasonic features a compact build and intuitive layout, along with a feature-set to suit a multimedia lifestyle.

    A $1,000 gift card is also included for use toward your travel expenses.

    Restrictions: Trip dates are December 20-26, 2021, or another mutually-agreed upon week.

    Generously donated by: Stephanie and Todd Anderson; Melanie and Eugene Jabbour ’96
  • Robb Report Magazine "Car of the Year" Experience

    Retail Value: Priceless

    Be a Robb Report Magazine Automotive Editor for a day!

    Judge for the 13 Competitors from leading luxury marques while you explore, drive, and evaluate the coming model year’s top luxury and performance debuts. You will help to determine what are the finest cars that money can buy!

    The 2021 Robb Report Car of the Year will take place in the fall of 2021 in Napa Valley, California. Package includes 2 nights luxury hotel accommodations and all food, beverage, and activities within the program for 1 judge and 1 non-driving guest.

    Restrictions: Multiple session dates will be announced soon and offered for weekends in October/November 2021. Winner will be able to reserve their session in advance during June 2021. Travel to/from Napa Valley not included in package.

    Click here to watch a video preview of the Cars of the Year. 

    Generously donated by: Jennifer and Lee Applbaum; Robb Report Magazine

Join the Live Auction

Participate in the virtual live auction on Saturday, April 17, by creating an account or logging in at https://smtexas.muradbid.com.

You can also text smtexas to 56651 to receive a link to register any time.

St. Mark’s School of Texas

10600 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75230


About Us

St. Mark’s School of Texas is a private, nonsectarian college-preparatory boys’ day school for students in grades 1 through 12, located in Dallas, Texas. St. Mark’s aims to prepare young men to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.

St. Mark’s does not discriminate in the administration of its admission and education policies on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.