‘Misters’ set for the stage Saturday

It’s the boys’ turn.

Eleven Whitehall High School students will take to the stage on Saturday night in the annual Junior Mister Program.

The 11 students, ranging from grades 10 to 12, are a part of the “spin-off” organization of the Junior Miss Program, which is held each October for Whitehall senior girls, and will be held on Saturday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Whitehall Junior/Senior High School auditorium.

“This program is basically a spin-off of Junior Miss, with a slight comedic twist,” said Martha Bascue, who will again assume her role as emcee for the evening alongside her “tag team partner,” Chris Palmer. “There is a serious side which consists of the scholastics and interviews, but then there are the humorous parts that come with the physical fitness, presence and composure and some of the talent. There are some serious talents and then some ‘entertaining’ talents.”

The students have been preparing for the program throughout the past three weeks, working on an opening routine, talents and fitness portions that will be a part of the performance night.

 “I think that this is a great program for the boys,” said Cheryl Putorti, who helped establish the Junior Mister Program after years of work on the Junior Miss Program. “It’s a chance for them to be on stage and in front of an audience and gives them a chance to see what the girls go through. Boys do not usually get this opportunity, and it’s a lot of fun for them.”

Putorti said that there have been a number of changes in the program through the years it has been put on, including the increasing numbers of participants and audiences.

Participants for the Junior Mister program include returning Junior Misters Dana McLaughlin, Chris Bartholomew, Danny Low, Evan Lavin and Eric Ripley, along with newcomers Mike Cline, Averi Hughs, Troy Rollins, Travis Gonyea, Jacob Briggs and Cody Stevens.

Admission for the show is $5 per person and tickets will be available at the door.

 

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