The Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation presents

The 2014 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.


Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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Master of Ceremonies

Roderick "Rick" Patton

K. Neal International Trucks Inc.

Introductions

DeAngela Z. Hill

Confirmed Contestants

  •  Daniel Amaguana
    Pandas Karate 
    Martial Arts Instructor
  •  C. Marie Henderson
    The Community Foundation for Montgomery County
     
  •  Final Contestant
    To be announced
     
  • Rachel Carson ES
  • Clopper Mill ES
  • Diamond ES
  • Thurgood Marshall ES
  • Spark M. Matsnuga ES
  • S. Christa McAuliffe ES

    Alternates 
  • East Silver Spring ES
  • Georgian Forest ES
 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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Mistress of Ceremonies

Carol Trawick
Jim & Carol Trawick Foundation

Confirmed Contestants

  •  Captain Steve Holloway
    Pilot
    U.S. Airways
     
  •  Dr. Cesar Perez-Gonzalez
    Evolutionay Biologist
    NIH/National Eye Institute
     
  •  East Silver Spring ES
  •  Georgian Forest ES 
  •  Thurgood Marshall ES 
  •  Spark M. Matsunaga ES
  •  S. Christa McAuliffe ES

 

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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Mistress of Ceremonies

Donna M. Cooper
Pepco Region
 

Introductions

 
Brian D. Freiss

Confirmed Contestants

  •  Ruth E. Musicante
    Support Professionals Advocate
    SEIU Local 500
  •  Dr. Courtney Fitzhugh
    Hematologist
    NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute  
  • Eliot Pfanstiehl (Impresario)

     
  •  Lucy V. Barnsley ES 
  •  Harmony Hill ES 
  •  Twinbrook ES 
  •  Wheaton Woods ES

     
     
  • Alternates 
  • East Silver Spring ES
  • Georgian Forest ES
  • Thurgood Marshall ES
  • Spark M. Matsunaga ES