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April 26, 2013


Hollister crowned 2013 Mr. Cinderfella


HollisterGrowing up in Arkansas City, Cody Hollister knew all about Cowley College’s Mr. Cinderfella Pageant. The sophomore accounting major made the former winners proud as he was crowned Mr. Cinderfella 2013 Thursday evening in the Robert Brown Theatre.

“It was a lot of fun, I met a bunch of great guys,” Hollister said. “There were a lot of hard acts to follow. I thank Scott (MacLaughlin) and Dejon (Ewing) for talking me in to doing it.”

He is the son of Richard and Melissa Hollister. His mother, Melissa, is the office manager of the Cowley College Bookstore.

Hollister entertained the crowd with his Evolution of Dance routine as part of the talent competition.
Miss Kansas, Sloane Lewis, led the contestants through the evening. Judges for the event were, Barbara Booher, Jill Smith, and Jill Wineinger.

Gary Fizer III was the first runner-up, while Dylan Berry was the second runner-up. Corey Rothwell was the third runner-up and Anthony Caldera was named fourth runner-up.

The money raised from the event goes towards fund-raisers for Cowley College’s Act One Drama Club and funds for next year’s Mr. Cinderfella Pageant.

The contestants were: Kenneth Stark, KC Udarbe, Joshua Korte, Anthony Caldera, Seth Butler, Jordan Butler, Gary Fizer III, Corey Rothwell, Alex Bowker, Cyruss Tasker, Ashton Irvin, Dylan Berry, and Cody Hollister.

Student escorts were: Mariah Brooks, Sarah Everlove, Kaitlin McDonough, Alex Powers, Kassy Ptacek, and Brandi Regier.

Other winners were:

  • Wanna Take Him Home — Jordan Butler
  • Best Eyes — Ashton Irvin
  • Best Smile — Ken Stark
  • Mr. Personality — KC Udarbe
  • Evening Wear — Jordan Butler
  • Beach/Leisure Wear — Seth Butler
  • Talent — Cyruss Tasker

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