By Jody Davis

Special to the Pilot

Congratulations to the new Mr. BHHS, Toner Neros.

With a theme of “superheroes” at the annual pageant, Toner as Nacho Libre bested Superman (Brig Schofield), The Flash (Ethan Hooper), and Hawkeye (Nathaniel Barnard).

The real winner, however, was OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. The Mr. BHHS event raised about $2,000 for the children’s research hospital in Portland that serves the region.

About 75 people were in attendance at the Redwood Theater on Monday to see the contestants perform an opening dance number, display a talent, play games with the crowd, model casual character wear, give a question and answer segment, and sprint in a final “Dash for Cash.”

The judges were Isaac Hoard, Patrick Fulton, Alice Farmer, Teal Mace, and Theresa Vanginderen. Scoring was based on T-shirt sales, talent, costume, Q&A and the Dash for Cash.

The event was organized by BHHS Leadership students Kaylee Strain, Destiney Lopez, Mickey Fulton, Zack Walker, Rylan Bruce, Clayton Sackett, Jon Kleespies, Jason Vanginderen, Jacub McCollum, Manny Zamora, and Cort Morris.

Special thanks to Redwood Movie Theater, the 2019 Azalea Court, Ethan Warner for Sound Production, BHHS Leadership Advisor Kristy Kleespies, and to all the community members, businesses and organizations that donated and supported this year’s Mr. BHHS.