The Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation presents

The 2013 Fifth Grade Challenge

Join local dignitaries and community leaders as they take the stage to test their knowledge of facts from the Grade 5 MCPS curriculum. Fifth-graders from more than 60 elementary schools will join the contestants for the Fifth Grade Challenge as we celebrate the students and staff of MCPS.

All proceeds from these events will help enhance educational opportunities for MCPS students.

Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor
Who has agreed to play?
Doctor, lawyer, merchant, chief,
Powerman, banker, fireman, thief,
A butcher, a baker, a candlestick maker,
A preacher, a teacher, a temperature taker,
A politician and an impresario
Accepting the challenge to test
what they know.


Thursday, April 18, 2013

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Confirmed Contestants

  • Wayne Esworthy (Butcher)
    Plant Operations Manager
    Wagners Meats LLC
  • Daniel Schrider (Banker)
    President & CEO
    Sandy Spring Bank
     
  • Commander James A. Fenner, Jr. (Policeman)
    First District Station
    Montgomery County Police Department
     
  • John Mannes
    Student Member
    Montgomery County Board of Education

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Confirmed Contestants

  • Gary Abramson (Real Estate Developer )
    Partner
    Tower Companies
     
  • Christopher Barclay (Politician)
    President
    Montgomery County Board of Education
     
  • Farzaneh L. Sabi, MD, FACOG (Doctor)
    Associate Medical Director
    Hospital Operations, Utilization Management and Network/Contracting
    Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group

Monday, April 29, 2013

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Confirmed Contestants

  • Chef Shawnie Lewis-Johnson (Baker)
    Best Meals Personal Chef & Catering
  • Shirley Brandman (Politician)
    Montgomery County Board of Education 
  • Eliot Pfanstiehl (Impresario)
    Chief Executive Officer
    Strathmore Hall Foundation
  • Timothy B. Warner
    Chief Engagement and Partnership Officer
    Montgomery County Public Schools