Who Will be Smarter than a 5th Grader?
16 fantastic fifth graders and courageous community celebrities matched wits and wisdom at Valley View Mall for the chance to be the 2013 Who Will Be Smarter than a Fifth Grader Champions. Congratulations to the winning team of Midwest Family Broadcasting’s Host of La Crosse Talk PM on WIZM, Mitch Reynolds and his fifth grade partner, Tommy Lenz of Emerson Elementary School.
As the grand prize winners, Mitch received a $500.00 travel voucher courtesy of Travel Leaders, Owned and Operated by Goli’s Avenue of Travel, a Mississippi River Cruise, gift certificates to Radisson and Freight House, a Pepsi lawn chair, and a Green Bay Packers t-shirt and bag. Tommy received a Pizza Doctors Pizza Party, gift certificates to The Big E, Smith’s Cycling, and Coalition Drum, a Pepsi water bottle and lunch bag, two Coalition Skate Park passes, a Marcus Theater Movie Package, and a check for his school for $1,000.00. Way to go Mitch and Tommy!
Congratulations to the People’s Choice Award Winner, Sandra Cleary, Vice President of Cleary Management. Sandra raised over $5,000.00 in support of RSVP. On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers of the Coulee Region RSVP, our sincere thanks and gratitude to all of the “celebrity contestants” and students who participated. This year’s event again topped previous years, raising over $50,000 in donations.
Thank you to our Founding Partners – Midwest Family Broadcasting, Travel Leaders, Coulee Bank, Valley View Mall, and Fox 25 48; our Platinum Sponsors- Cleary Kumm Foundation, Inc., DeBauche Truck and Diesel, Inc., Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik, Gundersen Health Plan, Kaplan Professional Education, La Crosse Magazine, Steven C. Mathy, Mayo Clinic Health System, Midwest Fuel, River States Truck and Trailer, Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Foundation, Inc., and WXOW TV 19. Our Gold Sponsors - Sandra G. Cleary, Dahl Automotive La Crosse, Dairyland Power Cooperative, DigiCOPY, Hawkins, Ash, Baptie & Company, LLP, Inland Label & Marketing Services, LLC, A proud partner of the La Crosse Design Institute, Steven & Lynnetta Kopp, Market & Johnson, Inc. of La Crosse, Merchants Bank Onalaska/La Crosse, Mooresmiles Dental, State Bank Financial, and T.I.C., Inc.
Thanks to our celebrity judges – Kay Berra, John Burnett, Nancy Matchett, and Amy Schneider; to Brandon Holt and Dan Wiese for their audio visual assistance; our thanks also to our great game show host, Mr. Memory-Brad Williams. Together all of you helped make this the best “Who Will Be Smarter than a 5th Grader?” ever.
Thanks to our Silver Sponsors, Question Sponsors and in kind donors for supporting this event, and everyone who came out to cheer on the contestants. We couldn’t have done it without your help.
And a final thanks to our previous winners who came back to match wits again Terry Collins & Maddie Von Muchow, J.Michael Hartigan & Shafee Rayhan, Nick Grunseth & Andrew Runde, and David Amborn & Sophie Baggett. While they were all winners, Nick & Andrew proved once again, they still had the right stuff. Congrats and thanks for helping us celebrate our fifth year.
Who Will be Smarter than a 5th Grader 2013 Contestants
Aquinas Catholic SchoolsBlessed Sacrament School
Ryan Schwartz & Peggy Herlitzka, Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik Law Firm
St. Patrick School
Holmen School DistrictViking Elementary
Mason Palmer & Peter Hughes, Mayo Clinic Health System
La Crosse School DistrictCoulee Montessori
Jadrian Lor & Mel Hoffman, Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Northside Elementary – Franklin Campus
North Woods International School
State Road Elementary
SOTA I: School of Technology & Art
Southern Bluffs Elementary
Summit Environmental School
Onalaska School DistrictEagle Bluff Elementary
Taylor Edwards & Jennifer Kloehn, The Waterfront Restaurant
Irving Pertzsch Elementary
Northern Hills Elementary
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