Contestant Zone 2019 Teachers Tournament

9 Teachers Left!

Only three will compete in the finals. Tune in to see who rises for their shot at $100,000.

Tournament Contestants

Monday's Matchup
August 12, 2019
  • Mariah Minges Klusman
    Mariah Minges Klusman
    Wyncote, Pennsylvania
    12th Grade English Language Arts Teacher
    3rd Place
    Day 2
    $4,795
    Wildcard
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Joe Rengstorf
    Joe Rengstorf
    Poulsbo, Washington
    Middle School Special Education Teacher
    winner
    Day 2
    $20,401
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Julia Rosinski Bailey
    Julia Rosinski Bailey
    Austin, Texas
    10th Grade Chemistry Teacher
    2nd Place
    Day 2
    $15,200
    Wildcard
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Tuesday's Matchup
August 13, 2019
  • Tara Baxter
    Tara Baxter
    Tucson, Arizona
    High School English Teacher
    3rd Place
    Day 2
    $2,000
    Wildcard
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Matthew Bunch
    Matthew Bunch
    Miami, Florida
    Middle School Civics World History Teacher
    2nd Place
    Day 2
    $9,600
    Wildcard
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Trevor Crowell
    Trevor Crowell
    Mountain View, California
    High School Spanish Teacher
    winner
    Day 2
    $15,500
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Wednesday's Matchup
August 14, 2019
  • Francois Barcomb
    Francois Barcomb
    New Paltz, New York
    11th Grade Physics Teacher
    winner
    Day 2
    $20,600
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Alexandra Bicks
    Alexandra Bicks
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
    High School ESL Teacher
    2nd Place
    Day 2
    $5,199
    Wildcard
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Vicki Leibeckowsley
    Vicki Leibeckowsley
    Columbia, Kentucky
    High School English Teacher
    3rd Place
    Day 2
    $1,000
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Thursday's Matchup
August 15, 2019
  • Sara DelVillano
    Sara DelVillano
    Lanham, Maryland
    Middle School Instrumental Music Teacher
    2nd Place
    Day 2
    $8,399
    Wildcard
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Melissa Okey
    Melissa Okey
    Panorama City, California
    Elementary School Resource Teacher
    3rd Place
    Day 2
    $800
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Conor Quinn
    Conor Quinn
    Albany, New York
    High School World History Teacher
    winner
    Day 2
    $17,600
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Friday's Matchup
August 16, 2019
  • Dave Rowswell
    Dave Rowswell
    Cheyenne, Wyoming
    High School Art Teacher
    2nd Place
    Day 2
    $12,300
    Wildcard
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Benjamin  Schwartz
    Benjamin Schwartz
    Stamford, Connecticut
    Middle School English Teacher
    winner
    Day 2
    $22,001
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Ellie Walsh
    Ellie Walsh
    Nashville, Tennessee
    High School World History US Government Teacher
    3rd Place
    Day 2
    $1
    Semifinalist
    Champion