Who Will Be the Next Mr. BC?

The best male talent from Boston College has been culled from a series of pageants. Only the best two contestants from each class remain, and the finalists will compete this Thursday night, April 23, in The Heights Room at 7:30 p.m.

The event will be hosted by Jenna Post, A&S ’17, a member of BC’s Improv group, My Mother’s Fleabag, and Dan Casey, A&S ’17, a member of BC’s Sketch Comedy group, Hello… Shovelhead. Chloe Mansour, LSOE ’17, a member of the Bostonians, will be singing at the event hosted by the Residential Hall Association (RHA).

As the contestants don their best swimsuit and present one of their many talents, the Mr. BC all-male beauty pageant is sure to be a night of laughs, and may even include some dating advice from judge Kerry Cronin. Before you attend the event, take a few minutes to get acquainted with the candidates, so you can cheer on your favorite this Thursday!

Seniors:

Pat Genovese

School: A&S

Current housing: Rubenstein Hall

Three desert island movies: The Breakfast Club, The Dark Knight and Wet Hot American Summer.

Boxers or briefs? “Boxer briefs!”

What's your dream job? “Cast Member on SNL.”

Describe your style. “Semi-clean laundry with a Febreze undertone.”

What is your favorite candle scent? “Pine.”

Which BC dining food are you and why? “I am a hamburger with pepper jack cheese with jalapeño, red onion, lettuce, chipotle mayo and ketchup, because I said so.”

Bryan White

School: A&S

Current housing: Rubenstein Hall

Three desert island movies: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Monty Python and the Holy Grail and The Dark Knight

Boxers or briefs? “Boxers.”

What's your dream job? “NBA All-Star. Ball is life.”

Describe your style. “Awkward and charming.”

What is your favorite candle scent? “Macintosh Apple.”

Which BC dining food are you and why? “Steak and cheese, I'm reliable, lovable and delicious.”

Juniors:

Matt Hession

School: CSOM

Current housing: Off campus

Three desert island movies: The Shawshank Redemption, School of Rock and Forrest Gump

Boxers or briefs? “Boxers—Because briefs make it feel like your junk is in quarantine”

What's your dream job? “One of the Seaworld Orcas.”

Describe your style. “Whatever my mom buys me.”

What is your favorite candle scent? “World peace.”

Which BC dining food are you and why? “The cheesesteak bits they scrape off the stove and heap into the trash.”

Justice Fleischmann

School: A&S

Current Housing: Off campus

What are your three desert island movies: Reservoir Dogs, The Sandlot and The Brave Little Toaster

Boxers or briefs? “Boxers.”

What's your dream job? “Stay at home dad while also substitute Biology teacher”

Describe your style. “I wear what I want. Some days I go all black. Fridays I wear Hawaiian’s. Other days, I’m relaxed….I also try to go barefoot as often as possible.”

What is your favorite candle scent? “Douglas Fir.”

Which BC dining food are you and why? “If I were a BC dining food I would be Chocolate Chip Waffle. Once you realize you have all the ingredients to make it, you just can't stop.”

Sophomores:

Marshall Pontrelli

School: A&S

Current housing: Welch Hall

Three desert island movies: Aspen Extreme, Expendables 3 and Lord of the Rings

Boxers or briefs? “Briefs.”

What's your dream job? “My dream job is a Wrangler jeans model.”

Describe your style. “My style is: 1. Look Good 2. Feel good 3. Look good 4. Be safe.”

What is your favorite candle scent? “Candy scent: Snickers. Because Almond Joys, Pay Days and Heath Bars are f***ing terrible.”

Which BC dining food are you and why? “I am the cheese tray because people desire my milky goodness.”

Brad Bitzer

School: A&S

Current housing: 66 Commonwealth Avenue

Three desert island movies: Kick-ass, The Lord of the Rings and Justin Bieber: Never Say Never

Boxers or briefs? “I’d say I’m a briefs kind of guy.”

What's your dream job? “If I was good at cooking (which I’m not), I think a baker could be a really fun job”

Describe your style. “Preppy.”

What is your favorite candle scent? “My mom has this one candle that smells like gingerbread, and it is easily the greatest smell in the entire world.”

Which BC dining food are you and why? “The Noodle Bar 'cause I’m definitely worth the wait.”

Freshmen:

Matthew Nolan

School: A&S

Current Housing: Medeiros Hall

Three desert island movies: Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog, Smurfs 2 and Gone Girl

Boxers or briefs? “Boxer briefs. I love having all of the freedom that boxers provide, but with all of the support that briefs offer.”

What's your dream job? “Writer for a TV comedy show.”

Describe your style. “Whatever sweatpants and Under Armour T-shirt I threw on running out the door to my 9 a.m.”

What is your favorite candle scent? “Fresh Cut Lawn. It reminds me of playing baseball but is also strong enough to cover the scent of my roommates giant dirty laundry pile.”

Which BC dining food are you and why? “The BC Burger because I'm always around. 3 in the afternoon on a Tuesday? Hello I'm right here. 1:30 a.m. on a Saturday night, BAM I'm available.”

Mark Mako Zawadiwsky

School: A&S

Current housing: Duchesne West

Three desert island movies: Interstellar, GoodFellas and The Rock

Boxers or briefs? “Briefs—100%. It's all about the mobility.”

What's your dream job? “A superspy turned astronaut who eventually explores the galaxy and discovers alien life then returns to Earth to write, direct, and star in a movie about his voyage, winning an Oscar for best picture and director. But I mean I'll be realistic... I'll settle for just one Oscar. Then afterwards I’d like to become an archeologist and search for lost treasures just like Indiana Jones, using the money I made from the movie as funding for my expeditions.”

Describe your style. “My style? It's always on point.”

What is your favorite candle scent? “Vanilla. You can't beat a classic.”

Which BC dining food are you and why? “I'm a burrito made by the legendary Stuart Dining King Louis—they're always packed with everything– sometimes a little spicy while other times a little crispy—and every time it's always just a little different, but it still packs a mean punch!”

If you are in the mood for some free food and an entertaining show, check out these lovable guys as they compete for the Mr. BC title!

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