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Telethon Trivia Contest

Posted 5 months ago


In the spirit of this year’s Game Show Theme for the 31st annual Coronado Schools Foundation Telethon, CSF will be hosting its own Facebook Trivia series over the next 4 weeks. Each week will have a different game in which YOU get to collect clues, search the web and answer questions!

Posts will appear Monday through Friday at noon from now until Thursday, March 14th (also known as SHOWTIME). Winners will be chosen randomly from those CSF Facebook followers that provide the CORRECT answer in the comments section of the corresponding post and like to post. Winners will receive gift cards of varying amounts courtesy of Blue Bridge Hospitality. Each winner will be announced the day following the correct post on Facebook and can pick up their gift cards at 201 Sixth Street, Coronado, CA 92118 by March 31, 2019.

Contest # 1: Guess The Telethon Hosts!

Monday, February 18th to Friday, February 22nd 

Participants will be able to answer a question per day and each winner will win $20 in Blue Bridge Hospitality gifts cards. This year's Telethon is fortunate to have 5 local celebrity hosts willing to volunteer their time and talents to support Coronado schools. Using the clues in the bio provided, type your answer in the comments of the corresponding Facebook post. Don't forget to like the post!

Monday 2/18 Question: Who Is It?

Born in Anaheim, this mom of four, television host and cookbook author embodies family home cooking at its finest. Winner of the fifth season of Food Network Star, her published works include Ten Dollar Dinners: 140 Recipes and Tips to Elevate Simple, Fresh Meals Any Night of the Week & Supermarket Healthy: Recipes and Know-How for Eating Well Without Spending a Lot.

ANSWER: Melissa d'Arabian

Tuesday 2/19 Question:

Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, this Coronado High School teacher hosts weekly trivia at The Mexican Village Cocina y Cantina on Orange Avenue. He attended the University of California, San Diego, where he received a bachelor's degree in arts with distinction in history and a minor in political science.

ANSWER: Casey Tanaka

Wednesday 2/20 Question:

Born and raised in San Diego, this host graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Business Finance, and later attended the University of North Dakota to pursue a Master of Science in Applied Economics.  He was elected to the Coronado City Council in 2012, and, is the youngest mayor in the city’s history. 

ANSWER: Richard Bailey

Thursday 2/21 Question:

Born and raised in Coronado, this host is a dad of two and entered the mortgage industry in 2002 with his is first Coronado office opened in 2006. A few fun facts about this host include that he hosted his own radio show for 3 years, just barely missed being crushed by a helicopter door that fell from the sky, and enjoys coaching youth basketball, baseball and soccer. Hint: Spelling Counts. 

Answer: Kory Kavanewsky

Friday 2/22 Question:

Raised in San Diego County, this host has been an educator in California since 1997. He served as principal at Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) in the San Dieguito Union High School District and currently oversees the 3,100 students in Coronado Unified District. He was the host of last year’s Telethon and enjoys exploring the world with his wife and two sons.

ANSWER: Karl Mueller

Thank you for all who participated! See more contests on our Facebook page leading up to the 2019 Telethon on March 14th.

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