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April 6, 2011

23rd Mr. Cinderfella Pageant April 14 at Cowley


Thirteen Cowley College freshman and sophomore males will participate in the 23rd annual Mr. Cinderfella Pageant April 14.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Robert Brown Theatre inside the Brown Center on the main campus. Tickets are $2 per person and may be purchased at the Humanities Department Office, lower level of the Brown Center, or at the door.

Lauren Werhan, Miss Kansas, will continue in the tradition of Mr. CinderFella emcees and host the event this year. Werhan, 20, is a native of Wichita. Prior to winning the Miss Kansas title, Werhan was a student at Wichita State University working towards a degree in Strategic Communications. As Miss Kansas 2010, Werhan has partnered with “Do The Deed and Volunteer Kansas” to promote her platform of “Do the Deed: Deeds of Service.”

Werhan hopes to take this platform across the state, encouraging individuals everywhere to find ways to volunteer in their own communities. In her personal effort to promote volunteerism, she has traveled to Thailand to volunteer at an orphanage, lobbied at the state capital for legislation giving financial support to aid children with autism, and is working locally with Do the Deed.

She is a graduate of Trinity Academy High School and has received numerous honors.

The contestants will compete in beach/leisure wear, talent, and eveningwear. Three judges, not announced until the night of the show, will rate each contestant. The man with the most points at the end of the night is crowned Mr. Cinderfella.

The pageant will feature the following Cowley students: Aaron Brooks, Gavin Brown, Jason Dewey, Tyler Gilbert, Brandon Gillogly, Jordan Hill, Shaun Koehn, Aaron Kucharik, Jordan Lukert, Octavio Matamoros, Clinton Meyer, Peter Onelio, and Brandon Patterson.