• Mr. Bellefonte contest about fun, supporting mini-Thon

    mrbftSix Bellefonte Area High School students prove that anyone is fit to be in a beauty pageant. At 7 p.m. Thursday Jan. 25 at the high school, seniors Jack Badger, Brian Doyle, Matthew Fultz, Cole Hovis, Noah Nadolsky and Max Theuer will participate in the annual Mr. Bellefonte competition.

    It might be just for bragging rights, but student council Adviser Arianna Gouzouasis said it’s sure to be entertaining and benefits the school’s student council to organize the second annual mini-Thon event in March.

    Mr. Bellefonte is a competition, which any senior boy can compete in to be crowned Mr. Bellefonte. It includes categories such as casual wear, lip sync, talent, and formal wear with a final question. The boys, Gouzouasis said, are required to pick their own songs, write their bios and invite an escort to be on stage with them for the formal wear portion of the night.

    Four teachers will act as judges who follow a scoring rubric to decide the winner.

    “This group of boys (is) absolutely hysterical and love to be in the spotlight,” Gouzouasis said. “It's going to be a very entertaining, fun night.”

    Admission is $3. Upon entry, the audience will see large posters with pictures of each contestant. They will then get tickets to vote on best smile, best eyes and best hair, which the winners also will be announced at the end of the night.

    *By Brit Milazzo, public relations director, BASD