This Wednesday, two Penn State organizations, Relay for Life of Penn State and Zeta Tau Alpha, will come together in the fight against breast cancer by hosting the annual Mr. Think Pink pageant.
The pageant will be held this Wednesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in 111 Wartik. Tickets are $7 at the door or can be bought for $5 in advance from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the HUB today or 11 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Business Building tomorrow.
This year’s competitors will include Alex Gornick of Beta, Harrison Grimm of the Swimming and Diving team, Kevin Phelps of Sigma Chi, Jesse Marks of Beta Sigma, Nathan DeTurk of OCSU and Patrick Tooker of Acacia. Each of them is heavily involved in various organizations throughout the Penn State community.
Highlights of past years’ events include a song and dance routine to “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” by the 2013 Mr. Think Pink champion Kyle Kramer and a spoken word rendition of Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend” by 2012 champion Steve Huber. This year’s event will feature a talent portion, swimsuit competition, sport wear portion and formal wear portion.
The event will be emceed by Carl Nerthling, an Entertainment Captain for Relay For Life of Penn State, and Catrina Pinto, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha. Judges for the pageant will include THON Hospitality Captain Erin Glavin, THON Rules and Regulations Captain Molly Twohig and Zeta Tau Alpha President Gina Carriero.
“Anyone attending Mr. Think Pink can expect to see lots of hunks struttin’ their stuff, and it should be a lots of fun and all for a great cause,” said Relay For Life of Penn State Fundraising Overall Ally Mishke.
All proceeds from the event will benefit Relay For Life of Penn State.