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Senior Takes Crown As Mr. Phoenix 2015

A group of nine John C. Birdlebough High School students recently competed in the pageant-style competition in hopes of being crowned Mr. Phoenix 2015.

In a tough competition filled with laughs, Birdlebough High School senior Wyatt Parker was ultimately crowned Mr. Phoenix 2015. Pictured, Parker acknowledges the audience after his victory.
In a tough competition filled with laughs, Birdlebough High School senior Wyatt Parker was ultimately crowned Mr. Phoenix 2015. Pictured, Parker acknowledges the audience after his victory.

The competition, which asked contestants to showcase a talent and interview skills, produced plenty of laughter for those in attendance.

With a combination of intelligence, humor and elegance, senior Wyatt Parker was awarded the title of Mr. Phoenix.

Junior Derick White finished as the runner-up.

Junior Michael Sadoski, senior Alex Toole and freshman Larry Pilon rounding out the top five.

Participants shared plenty of laughs during the interview portion of the event. From right, finalists Derick White and Michael Sadoski and winner Wyatt Parker.
Participants shared plenty of laughs during the interview portion of the event. From left, finalists Derick White and Michael Sadoski and winner Wyatt Parker.

The contestants were judged by a four-person panel – Jenn Epolito, Tim Fredenburg, Rick Heffernan and Angie Neiss – that scored each participant on a variety of factors.

Each participant was able to captivate the audience during the talent portion of the contest, with participants performing a variety of acts.

The acts included singing, dancing, playing a musical instrument and performing comedic skits.