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Five Contenders to Vie for Mr. Incredible on December 1

Mr. Incredible contenders pose for a photo.

The University of the Virgin Islands’ Office of Student Activities is proud to announce and invites the public to the 2017 Mr. Incredible Show at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, in the Cafeteria on UVI’s Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. The Mr. Incredible contest was created with the vision of showcasing the talent and empowering young men at the University.

"We are excited to highlight the talent of our male students, who are doing positive things in our community,” said Kevin Dixon, coordinator of Student Activities for Student Affairs on the Sheen Campus. “The overarching goal of hosting the Mr. Incredible contest is to empower young men and the event serves as an encouragement to continue to pursue their degree."

The third Mr. Incredible contest, a University based initiative, will allow male contenders to develop leadership skills, confidence, and networking skills. The show will include modeling segments where grooming and poise are measured. The show will also feature various segments such as creative introduction, business wear, talent, 60’s swag wear, a question and answer, and best pickup line.

"The group of five contenders is a good representation of our campus. They represent some of the best and most talented students at UVI,” said Dixon. “They range from freshman to senior, and major in programs such as accounting, biology, criminal justice and mass communication."

Contender number one is Andre Joseph, he is a junior accounting major. Contender number two is Matthew Perry, a freshman mass communication major. Contender number three is Morandy Charles a sophomore criminal justice major. Contender number four is Josinio Andrew, a sophomore criminal justice major. Lastly, contender number five is Amali Krigger, a senior computer science major.

The winner will be awarded a $500 cash prize, and 1st runner-up will receive $200 cash prize. Awards will also be presented for the Mr. Intellect, Best Business Wear, Best Performing Talent, Mr. Popularity, People’s Choice Award, etc. Tickets are available in the University Bookstore, $3 for current UVI students with valid identification and $5 for the general public.

For more information, contact Kevin Dixon, coordinator of Student Activities, at (340) 692-4228 or via email at Kevin.Dixon@uvi.edu.

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