Jose Torres is stunned after being crowned Mr. SHS. Fellow competitors Kurtis Tramel (left) and Cameron Schlenker (right) congratulate him.
The fans showed up in droves, including (L-R) Jocelyn Huerta and Clarissa Roman, who hold up signs supporting Jose “Kiki” Torres.
Asked where he hopes to be in 40 years during the interview competition, Ryan Pike answers that he hopes to have more hair than emcee Dave Martinez, prompting a gasp from emcee Angel Carrizales.
Miracle child Ramon “Gabby” Montoya supported the Mr. SHS contestants with high fives and cheers. He was also fairly pleased with his own sash and crown, which he modeled for the crowd during intermission.
Ben Montelongo dances with Savannah Espindola as the Mr. SHS candidates are introduced. Each young man did a short dance routine, a skit and a talent performance, which included singing and playing musical instruments.
Mr. SHS Jose Torres poses with Ramon “Gabby” Montoya and the Mr. SHS contestants at the end of the competition. Earning the title of Mr. Congeniality was Ethan Partch (in the hat). This year’s pageant raised $2,300 for Children’s Village.