Join us later today for

"Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grade Teacher?"

We are so glad you are joining us for Are You Smarter (AYS) Than A 5th Grade Teacher? – Online Edition.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, AYS will be online again this year. We will celebrate our mission impact and have some virtual fun.

Open bidding on field trip experiences, rare bourbons and many more auction items is now open as well as lots of raffle items. Check them all out on the Auction tab!

Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 10

6:30 PM - Happy Hour with Foxtails

Join this fun, tasty and delicious new feature to AYS. A fantastic charcuterie board, cocktail mixers and New Riff Bourbon are available for your enjoyment during the AYS event.

7:00 PM - Live-Stream Program, including:

Welcome from emcee, John Lomax, Local12

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grade Teacher, moderated by Kathrine Nero

Keynote speaker and principal of Tichenor Middle School, Mac Cooley

Fund the Mission and auction item highlights throughout the program

Bidding continues on numerous field trip experiences, rare bourbons and many more auction and raffle items.

Friday, June 11

5:00 PM - Bidding closes

Auction and raffle winners will be notified no later than Monday, June 14.

Our Honored Teachers

It’s an understatement to say that teachers have been through a challenging year. The following teachers have been recognized through our Honor a Teacher special feature.

Jackie & Dave Bick

honored by Amy Cheney


Sharlene Morris Kline

honored by Amy Cheney


Lenny Hamm, Purcell Marian High School

honored by anonymous


Brenda Light, Crawford Woods Elementary

honored by Amy Michael


Nicole Brewer, CoStars

honored by Eric Langevin


Andrea Kier, The Goddard School

honored by Eric Langevin


Carmen DeLoach

honored by Crayons to Computers


Sharon Berger

honored by Crayons to Computers


Holly Templeton

honored by Crayons to Computers