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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Gents to Gentlemen: Princes of Personality

Kingsport's Princes of Personality have been crowned, and what a fine group of young men have been recognized!

The 2013 edition of the "Gents to Gentlemen Male Pageant" was held on Saturday, October 19 at the Kingsport Civic Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the New Vision Youth, Kingsport Parks and Recreation and the Taylor-Hamilton Insurance Agency.

Host of the event was B.T. Tarter, and music was provided by Witness.

Nobody was on the losing end this particular Saturday night.

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In the age divisions, Mr. Cutie Pie (ages birth to 4 years) is Quest Jani Hale, 22 months.

Mr. Gent (ages 5 to 12 Years) is 6-year old Micah Hale.

Mr. Gentleman (ages 1-to-18 years old) is 15-year old Tyrick Hale.

Mr. Smile (all ages) is 12-year old Nelson Overbey.

Mr. New Vision Youth (5-to-16 years old) is also Nelson Overbey.

Mr. Photogenic (all ages) is 2-year old Tresan Hamler.

Mr. Wiseman (19-to-49 years old) is 40-year year Brad McKee.

Mr. Congeniality (all ages) is 7-year old is Preston Fullen.

Mr. Best-dressed Male (all ages) is 10-year old Malachi Williams.

Mr. Man (ages 13 to-18 years old) is 15-year old Tyrick Hale.

Best Total Package (all ages) is a tie: 15-year old Tyrick Hale and Quest Naji Hale (22 months).

Mr. Handsome (all ages) is 7-year old Preston Fullen.

Brothers Domingo Hale and Kimario Hale both won the Prettiest Legs Contest, voted on by the audience.

Finally, the People's Choice contestant, als voted on by the people in the audience is 6-year old Micah Hale.

Judges for the 2013 "Gents to Gentlemen Male Pageant" were Autumn Brown, 2014 Miss Kingsport... Mark Kilgore, City of Kingsport Bays Mountain Planetarium.... Angel Blye, retired Kingsport substitute teacher... and Tonya Fields, Eastman employee.

Proceeds from the pageant benefit the Kingsport Literacy Council and the Sons and Daughters of Douglass Alumni Association, Inc.