Best-Selling Author Liz Curtis Higgs to Speak at LouisvilleKY’s Christian Academy Gala on February 23

Louisville, KY – The Christian Academy School System, which provides a traditional education in a Christ-centered environment to more than 3,000 students on four campuses, will host its annual fundraiser on Friday, February 23 at 6:30pm. The 2018 Christian Academy Gala will be held at the Louisville Marriott Downtown, located at 280 West Jefferson Street, and will be emceed by WDRB-TV Anchor Elizabeth Woolsey. Best-selling author Liz Curtis Higgs will be the featured speaker at the event, which will include a VIP reception and book signing at 5:30pm, a silent auction emceed by Kelly K of the WDJX Ben Davis and Kelly K Morning Show beginning at 6:30pm, a live auction at 7:45pm, dinner at 8:00pm and speakers beginning at 8:45pm. Tickets start at $75 and are now on sale at For more information, contact Adrienne Crosby at (502) 753-4585 or
Proceeds from the Gala support Christian Academy’s Annual Fund, which is the highest fundraising priority for the school system because tuition and fees do not cover the cost to educate students. Every gift to the Fund provides an immediate impact to students and teachers through technology integration, teacher salaries, tuition assistance, athletics, fine arts, security upgrades and staff benefits.
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About Liz Curtis Higgs:
The author of thirty-seven books, with 4.6 million copies in print, Liz Curtis Higgs offers a novel approach to Bible study through her best-selling nonfiction series-Bad Girls of the Bible, Really Bad Girls of the Bible, and Unveiling Mary Magdalene-and her best-selling historical fiction-Thorn in My HeartFair Is the Rose, and Whence Came a Prince.
Before she took a leap of faith to full-time speaking, Liz spent nearly a decade as a popular radio personality, moving town to town, up and down the dial. Since moving to the platform in 1986, Liz has been interviewed on more than 600 radio and television stations, including guest appearances on PBS, A&E, MS*NBC, NPR, CBC Canada, BBC Radio Scotland, Shine TV New Zealand, Radio Pulpit South Africa, Focus on the Family, Life Today with James Robison, 100 Huntley Street, and Midday Connection on the Moody Network. Feature articles about Liz have appeared in more than 250 major newspapers and magazines, as well as on,,,,, and many other websites.
Liz Curtis Higgs
Liz Curtis Higgs is now an award-winning speaker who has addressed more than 1,500 audiences in all fifty states and six foreign countries. She is a columnist for Today’s Christian Woman with her popular column, “Life with Liz,” and more than 2,000 churches nationwide are using her video Bible study series, Loved by God. Higgs makes her home in Louisville, Kentucky with her husband, two teenagers, and too many cats. For more information, visit
About the Christian Academy School System:
Christian Academy School System provides learning for pre-K through 12th grade serving 3000 students on four campuses in Louisville and southern Indiana. It has been called “the best Christian school system in America” by the former president of the Association of Christian Schools International. In 2010, 2012 and 2015 three of its schools were designated National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence. In 2015, it received “Exemplary Accreditation” from ACSI; one of only five schools in the country to receive this designation. Campuses are located in Middletown, St. Mathews, Shively and New Albany, Indiana. It is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/AdvancEd, The Association of Christian Schools International, The Kentucky Non-Public School Commission and The National Council of Private Schools. It is certified by the State of Kentucky and the State of Indiana. For more information, visit