BERMUDA DUNES, Calif.
Feb. 12, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Known as the "Architect" of
George W. Bush
's two successful campaigns for the White House,
's work as a political strategist has continued since leaving the White House. The noted author of New York Times Bestseller, "Courage and Consequence:
as a Conservative in the Fight" will headline Desert Christian Academy's Annual Auction Gala on Saturday, March 2 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort in
Indian Wells, California
"We always strive to bring in a person of strong faith, who can clearly annunciate core values and how their faith in Christ has helped them in life," says
, Desert Christian Academy (DCA) Founder and Head of School. "We are absolutely delighted that Mr. Rove has agreed to come and share his story at our Annual Auction this year. Whether you agree with his politics or not, he will provide an extraordinary message, and is a great example of a person putting his principles first in life."
The DCA Annual Auction, now in its 23
year, is the primary fundraiser for DCA's Tuition Assistance Program, which allows students of any socio-economic background to attend Desert Christian Academy. More than 60% of the students enrolled at DCA receive some level of assistance during their tenure at the academy. DCA spends nearly
annually on providing assistance in various forms to ensure access to the Desert's best education. Desert Christian Academy believes in "Empowering the Mind and Engaging the Soul", teaching core Christian values alongside a rigorous academic program.
"We're building leaders at Desert Christian Academy," says Fulton, "and the presence of a national figure like
will allow us to better serve our community by shining a bright light of recognition on our Annual Auction Gala. The more money we raise, the better we can provide services to our student body and DCA families."
served as Senior Advisor to President
George W. Bush
from 2000–2007 and Deputy Chief of Staff from 2004–2007. Following his work for President Bush, Mr. Rove continued his work in the political world as a contributor to Fox News, and a proponent for Republican candidates throughout the Country. He is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. A
native, he attended the
University of Utah
University of Maryland-College Park
George Mason University
, and the
University of Texas at Austin
. He now serves on the
University of Texas
Chancellor's Council Executive Committee and on the Board of Trustees for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and the Texas State History Museum Foundation, and resides in
SOURCE Desert Christian Academy