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Will the 5th Graders from City Springs Elementary/Middle, Govans Elementary, Hampstead Hill Academy and Wolfe Street Academy triumph over the "Baltimore Big Shots" this year?
Find out at the the sixth annual “Are You Smarter than a BCP 5th Grader?” Quiz Show on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:15pm-8:15pm at City Springs Elementary/Middle School (100 S. Caroline Street, 21231)
Enjoy dinner and a fun-filled quiz show with Maria Tildon, MC Bob Heck and other local celebrities. Onsite parking is available. Seating is limited.
All proceeds will benefit the over 2,200 PreK-8 students attending BCP's neighborhood charter schools.
Vytas Reid is the Chief Meteorologist for the award winning FOX45 News at 4, 5, 10, and 11 pm newscast. He has served in the position for the past 10 years. Previously he was Chief Meteorologist for Sinclair Broadcast Group's News Central weather operations which produced weather forecast for several television markets across the country. Before coming to Maryland he worked for WRTV ABC 6 Indianapolis, and WKJG NBC 33 Fort Wayne, IN. Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Vytas now calls Maryland his home and enjoys being involved in a variety of activities with his wife and three children. Vytas is an active supporter of the South Baltimore Learning Center and gives weather presentations to schools in the area.
Gil Sandler is the Host of "Baltimore Stories" on WYPR 88.1 FM. He was born and raised in Baltimore. He attended public school and then served in the United States Navy. Mr. Sandler completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania and earned a Master's in Liberal Arts from the Johns Hopkins University. He wrote features for the Sunday Sun and a weekly column for the Evening Sun entitled "Baltimore Glimpses", which continued for 31 years. He is the author of six books including The Neighborhood, Baltimore Glimpses Revisited, and Jewish Baltimore. Mr. Sandler has received numerous awards for his writing and lecturing.
Dr. Sonja Brookins Santelises serves as Chief Executive Officer for Baltimore City Public Schools. She has spent close to 30 years focused on building high-quality teaching and learning to help students excel, including her tenure as chief academic officer for Baltimore City Public Schools from 2010 to 2013. She returned to City Schools after serving for three years as vice president for K-12 policy and practice at The Education Trust, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit focused on closing the achievement gap experienced disproportionately by African American, Latino, and Native students and students from low-income families.
Maria Harris Tildon is Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Community Affairs for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the largest health care insurer in the Mid-Atlantic region. Prior to this, Ms. Tildon was Senior Vice President for External Affairs for The Century Council and served in several capacities in the Clinton Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Prior to joining the Administration, Ms. Tildon practiced law at Venable, LLP in Washington, DC. Ms. Tildon is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bar Associations, the Board of Trustees of BGE, an Exelon Company, and has been appointed by Governor O’Malley to the board of Trustees to the Chesapeake Employers Insurance Company and the Baltimore City Community College.
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.
6:15pm – 7:20pm Reception
7:20pm – 7:30pm Opening Remarks and BCP Partners Awards Ceremony
7:30pm – 8:15pm Are You Smarter than a BCP 5th Grader? Quiz Show
The Baltimore Curriculum Project (BCP) is a nonprofit that operates a network of neighborhood charter schools serving over 2,200 PreK-8 students: City Springs Elementary/Middle School, Frederick Elementary School (beginning SY 16/17), Govans Elementary School, Hampstead Hill Academy and Wolfe Street Academy.