Christopher Estes of Covington will compete with 15 other men for the title of Mr. ABAC at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Feb. 18. The theme for this year’s event is ABAC Overboard.
Sponsored, produced, and directed by the Family and Consumer Sciences Club, the event will begin at 7 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. The cost is $3 in advance and $5 the night of the competition. Tickets will be available in Bowen Hall, Room 205, and from Derek Sutton in Enrollment Services.
Estes is a sophomore diversified agriculture major. He is the son of Tommy and Virginia Estes and is sponsored by the Baptist Collegiate Ministries.
Contestants are sponsored by campus clubs, athletic teams, and student media. They will compete in casual attire, formal attire, and interview categories. Contestants will also be judged on a written timed essay. The top contestant will receive a plaque and a cash prize. A contestant’s, interview, and essay award will also be given. The Family and Consumer Sciences Club members will choose "Mr. Photogenic," "Best Eyes," "Best Smile," and other awards.