Baltimore, MD
Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Are You Smarter than a BCP 5th Grader? 2014
Fri, April 25, 2014 5:30PM to 9:30PM (Eastern)
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Single Ticket  $100.00
Reserved Table of 10  $1,000.00
5th Grade Sponsor [+] $5,000.00
BCP President will recognize your organization as a leading sponsor during program. Opportunity to display organization’s signage and/or collateral at event. Logo prominently displayed on all event collateral including event mailing. Logo and link on BCP event website and Facebook fan page. Logo in BCP newsletter 10 tickets to the event
4th Grade Sponsor [+] $2,500.00
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3rd Grade Sponsor [+] $1,000.00
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2nd Grade Sponsor [+] $500.00
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1st Grade Sponsor [+] $250.00
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Watch the best Quiz Show in town as Actor Megan Anderson of Everyman Theater, City Schools ICEO Tisha Edwards, WBAL-TV Co-Anchor Jason Newton and City Councilman Brandon Scott match wits with fifth graders from City Springs Elementary/Middle School, Hampstead Hill Academy and Wolfe Street Academy. Actor and Comedian Robert Heck will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

Enjoy dinner, drinks, a silent auction, the quiz show, and live music by The Giggmohr Brothers. All proceeds benefit over 1,500 students attending BCP’s neighborhood charter schools.

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Megan Anderson is a professional actor and mom who has been living and working in Baltimore her whole life. She is a longtime member  of the Resident Acting Company at Everyman Theatre where she has appeared in over twenty productions including Crimes of the Heart, God of Carnage, The Beaux’ Stratagem, Blackbird, Proof and the upcoming Tribes. Megan has also worked regionally at Center Stage, Round House Theatre, Theater J, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Rep Stage, and Totem Pole Playhouse. Television/film credits include 3 seasons as Jen Carcetti on the acclaimed HBO series The Wire. She is also an audition coach and teacher, and proud mom to Zoe and Willa.
Tisha Edwards
Tisha Edwards has served as Interim CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools since July 1, 2013. Prior to this she served as Chief of Staff to CEO Andrés Alonso, where she managed City Schools’ senior management team and oversaw the implementation of many of the district’s most important reform initiatives. Ms. Edwards has focused on education, youth and community throughout her career. Former positions include senior management executive for Empower Baltimore Management Corporation and Founding Principal of Baltimore Freedom Academy. Ms. Edwards earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland in 2000 and her law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2001.
Robert Heck (Master of Ceremonies) - A native of New York City, Robert Heck has worked in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years. His career as an actor and writer includes work in network TV shows, feature films, theater, industrial films and trade shows, as well as commercials and interactive computer presentations. In addition, he has provided creative services to many Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and industry associations. He received a B.S. in Marketing from Fordham University. In 1992 Mr. Heck joined Maryland Public Television (MPT). In an eighteen year career as an on-air host (Bob the Vid Tech), Bob received ten Capital Region Emmy Awards and a national CINE Golden Eagle Award.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is an avid supporter of the Baltimore Curriculum Project and has participated in our last two fundraising galas; however, due to a last-minute scheduling conflict she will be unable to participate in this year's quiz how. Fortunately, she has asked City Councilman Brandon Scott to take her place.

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was sworn in as Baltimore’s 49th mayor on February 4, 2010. She had served as City Council President since November 2007.
Jason Newton joined WBAL-TV 11 News in 2013 as co-anchor of WBAL-TV 11 News Today. Prior to WBAL, Jason was an anchor and reporter at sister-station WISN-TV and WBOC-TV. In 2006, he earned an Associated Press award for "outstanding in-depth reporting" covering the efforts of Maryland firefighters to help clean up and restore order to Slidell, La., one of the hardest hit communities by Katrina. Jason served on the teaching staff in the broadcast department at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He has a degree in broadcast journalism from the Philip Merrill School of Journalism at the University of Maryland-College Park. A native of Baltimore, Jason is married with two sons. He enjoys playing golf and watching Ravens football.
Brandon M. Scott was sworn in as City Councilman for the 2nd District on December 8, 2011. Elected at the age of 27 Brandon is the youngest person ever elected to the new single member district City Council. As a proud Baltimorean, Brandon Scott is a graduate of MERVO High School and St. Mary's College of Maryland. He was selected as one of The Daily Record’s Twenty in their Twenties in 2012. Brandon serves as the City’s representative on the College Bound Foundation’s Board and is a former member of Park Heights Renaissance’s Board of Directors. He also serves as the Vice Chair of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee.

 
The winners of the first annual BCP Outstanding Business Volunteer Awards -- Carolyn Dorsey of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Mohannad Jishi of M&T Bank, and Trent Zivkovich of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston -- will be recognized during this year's gala.

The Baltimore Curriculum Project and Business Volunteers Maryland created the BCP Outstanding Business Volunteer Awards to honor individuals from local businesses who have dedicated their time and talent to supporting City Schools.

Read more about the BCP Outstanding Business Volunteer Awards at: http://baltimorecp.blogspot.com/2014/04/bcp-announces-winners-of-first-annual.html

2014 HONORARY COMMITTEE

Muriel Berkeley
George Hess
Cara Joyce
Georgie Smith
Larry Matlack
Rachel Mazyck
Toby Pitts

2014 GALA PLANNING COMMITTEE

Muriel Berkeley
Cara Joyce
Tobi Morris
Larry Schugam
Angela Scott
Kathy Stroup
 
About the Baltimore Curriculum Project
The Baltimore Curriculum Project (BCP) is a nonprofit that operates a network of neighborhood charter schools in East Baltimore: City Springs Elementary/Middle School, Hampstead Hill Academy, and Wolfe Street Academy.
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