Meet the new class of students on ‘Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader’
HARTFORD – The hit FOX show, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, returns Tuesday, May 26 at 8 p.m., and features an entirely new cast of fifth graders to assist their grown-up contestants.
These six 5th graders were chosen from a nationwide search, to help the adult contestants graduate towards the $1 million prize. Unlike a typical game show that measures intelligence, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? tests adults’ lack of knowledge – as revealed by how much they’ve forgotten since their grammar school days, proving that older doesn’t always mean wiser.
Whether they are doctors, lawyers, pilots or military personnel, the grown-ups will need the help of these real-life fifth graders, as they are asked 11 increasingly difficult grade-school questions, covering 10 subjects taken from 1st-through-5th grade textbooks. If a player correctly answers the first 10 questions, he/she can answer a sixth grade question worth $1,000,000.
Ready to meet this year’s fifth grade class?
Angela, 10 of Northridge, CA
Angela earned High Honors in her last year in school, dreams of becoming an author when she grows up, and plays both the drums and basketball.
Dee, 10 of Jonesboro, GA
Dee is an Art Medal winner and a Shining Star Reading winner, loves all things Japanese from animation, to comic books, to drawing pictures, and loves to wrestle.
Lauren, 10 of Riverside, CA
Lauren comes from a family of nine children, loves to do gymnastics, and has been through both the entire Harry Potter and the entire Percy Jackson book series.
Mason, 10 of Woodland Hills, CA
Mason made the Dean’s List his last year in school, loves comic books, especially Marvel, and likes skateboarding, swimming, and baseball.
Regan, 10 of Olive Branch, MS
Regan has performed the National Anthem for a Memphis Grizzlies basketball game, plays softball and kickball, and reads Nancy Drew all the time.
Tres, 10 of Helotes, TX
Tres is the 5th Grade Student Council President at his school, dreams of becoming a defense attorney when he grows up, and plays classical piano.
Don’t miss the season four premiere of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Tuesday, May 24 at 8 p.m. on Fox CT!