• Campus News
ISI Staff
International Gala 2022

International Gala: Travel Auction & Preview Party 2022 

On April 23, the ISI community was reunited for the 2022 International Gala. For more than 25 years the Gala has been a highlight on the ISI calendar and this year’s event did not disappoint. After a two year break due to the pandemic, the Gala returned, refreshed and with an extra special reason to celebrate - the debut of the Chen Family Lower School.

More than 350 guests representing families and friends of the school were welcomed into the new building to preview the spaces and celebrate the successful completion of the ONE ISI campaign. Two decades in the making, the Chen Family Lower School is the realization of a dream to unify the school community. Made possible by the collective commitment of the ISI community, the Chen Family Lower School is a tangible demonstration of what is made possible through philanthropic giving.

Brown and Kosene Signs

Highlights from the night:

  • $250,000 raised in support of the ISI Annual Fund
  • Doug Brown and David Kosene, ONE ISI campaign co-chairs, recognized with the naming of the two main roadways on campus; Brown Drive and Kosene Way.
  • Chris Waters, ISI parent and CEO and Founder of Luna Language Services, emceeing the evening and live auctioneer
  • A memorable after-party led by DJ Bandcamp, and featuring ten Live Auction winners taking a run down the Student slide

For more highlights from the evening, check out:

Special Thanks to:

  • The ONE ISI Campaign donors
  • The International Gala Tri-Chairs: Allison Chen, Kelly Daneri, and Kylee Hope
  • The International Gala Committee: Stephanie Aikins, Kimmy Armantrout, Selena Bartelson-Andrews, Flo Belcher, Carrie Bryant-Salazar, Lindsay Donaldson, Angelic Gisclair-Hadad, Jalissa Hurd, Abigail Leese, Vanessa López Aguilera, Jennifer Lott, Kathryn Maitz, Monica Morrissey, Chitra Natalie, Angela Parks, Leyla Peeran, Kris Perry, Krista Smith, Natalie Spitzer, Sara Thomas, Lisa White, Susan Whiteside, Carla Wimmersberger, Lin Xia, Sylva Zhang
  • Our speakers, seniors Sirine Larbi, Samantha McCrea and Toby Schamberger for their welcome remarks, Stanley Chen, Scott Weaver, and Chris Waters.
  • All the students and staff who volunteered behind the scenes:

    Employee & Friend Volunteers: Doug Barnack, Wendy Breeden, Kate Brimmer, Richard Bruford, Linda Christy, Tara Evans, Mattie Fuchs, Jade He, Jenny Howell, RJ Jensen, Amy Kanning, Wenjie Kinnaman, Taryn Lamp, Geoff Peate, Whitney Ramsay, and Natalie Wolfe

    Student Volunteers: Lydia Campbell, Konrad Gossweiler, Melanie Kreutz, Patrick Machado, Isabella May, Yuichiro Murakami, Karina Peate, Khanh Phan, Owen Rikfin, Lydia Swango

  • Our event sponsors:
    galasponsorsfinal
  • Newsfeed

More News

Exhibition Header
  • Curriculum
  • Lower School

In Lower School at the International School of Indiana (ISI), every student participates in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP). The PYP is renowned for its focus on developing inquisitive, knowledgeable, and caring young individuals who are prepared to make a meaningful impact on the world. At the heart of the PYP lies the Grade 5 Exhibition Project, a capstone experience that brings together student learning through their time at the Lower School. This comprehensive project is not only an opportunity for students to demonstrate their learning but also a celebration of their growth and potential

  • Newsfeed
Read More about Inside the IB: Grade 5 Exhibition Project
GirlsTennis2024
  • Sports
  • Upper School

The small but mighty ISI Girls Varsity Tennis team completed a successful spring season! The team spent the season working hard to improve, and every member played a crucial role in bringing home team victories. 

“My favorite memory from this season was our first team win,” Grade 9 player Veronica Sabau said. “Since we only had four people on the team, we needed each of us to win our matches in order to have a team win. This made winning extra special.”

  • Newsfeed
Read More about Season Recap: Girls Varsity Tennis
Timmy Header
  • Upper School

This year, students built a multi-use court for basketball, soccer, and volleyball. They leveled the ground, mixed and poured concrete, created drainage systems, and finished the edges to make it safe for children. They also helped construct a well, cleaned up the school’s exterior and landscaping, and cleaned up the school’s fruit garden, which was previously unusable. Timmy Club members also brought basketballs and soccer balls for the community to keep, donated by the Pacers, Fever, and Indy Eleven teams

  • Newsfeed
Read More about Grade 12 Students Travel for Service Trip in the Dominican Republic 
Class of 2024 Header
  • Campus News
  • Upper School

As the Class of 2024 has officially graduated from the International School of Indiana, it is time to reflect on their extraordinary achievements. This group of talented, resilient, and determined students has truly made its mark on the ISI community. From prestigious college acceptances to remarkable personal and academic accomplishments, the Class of 2024 has much to celebrate

  • Newsfeed
Read More about Celebrating the Achievements of the Class of 2024