Posted: Monday, August 22, 2011

Smarter than a Fifth Grader Event Raises $184,000 for Greenville County Schools

Many Thanks to Michelin and Other Sponsors

The second annual Are You Smarter than a Greenville County Schools Fifth Grader? event, sponsored by Michelin North America, raised $184,000 for Greenville County Schools. All monies raised will go directly to support our schools. Former NASA Astronaut Guy Gardner won the competition, along with his student assistant, Joshua Eccleston from Simpsonville Elementary/Hillcrest Middle School.

Sponsors

Graduate Level
Michelin North America

Senior Level
Ogletree Deakins
ScanSource Inc.

Junior Level
Erwin-Penland
GHS Childrens Hospital
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

Sophomore Level
BMW Manufacturing Co.
Braasch Building Group
Fluor
United Healthcare

Freshman Level
Bank of America
GE
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA
Mitsubishi
Alfred Williams and Company

Media Partners
WYFF-TV
WSPA-TV
WHNS-TV Fox Carolina
The Greenville News
WSSL Radio
B93.7 Radio
WJMZ 107.3 Radio
Fairway Outdoor

In-Kind Sponsors
TD Convention Center
Jackson Marketing Group
Greenville Drive
New Spring Church
Southwest Airlines
Marriott
Sobys
High Cotton
Greenville YMCA


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