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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Cole Baker named Mr. BNL 2023

BEDFORD - APRIL 1, 2023 - The Mr. BNL for 2023 is Cole Baker during this year's contest. The contest held at BNL Performing Arts Center was a very fun evening with laughter and great time by those who attended.

Video: The winners of this year's contest along with Cole Baker being voted Mr. BNL

The is one of the best nights at Bedford North Lawrence High School which the contest hosted by the Renaissance Club.

Video: Introduction to Friday nights contestants

This year's theme is " Knight at the Round Table" which was a fun night of hilarity and friendly competition.

The contestants include:

Knight # 1 - Andre Waters - Euchre Club

Knight # 2 - Noah Russell - Choir

Knight # 3 - Jaymee Reed - Jazz Band

Knight # 4 - Carson Puckett - United Flag Football

Knight # 5 - Tyson Patterson

Knight # 6 - Hirum Mullis - Soccer

Knight # 7 - Manuel Morales - French Club

Knight # 8 - Max Klein - Renaissance

Knight # 9 - Jorj Filler - Wrestling

Knight # 10 - Gabriel Dixon - Pep Band

Knight # 11 - Kaltyn Clute - Board Game Club

Knight # 12 - Issaac Bridges

Knight # 13 Cole Baker - Swimming

The winners include:

  • Fitness - Issaac Bridges

  • Costume - Tyson Patterson

  • Talented - Gabriel Dixon

  • Formal and interview - Manuel Morales

  • Chivalry is not dead - Gabriel Dixon

  • Mr. Congeniality - Cole Baker

  • People choice award - Max Klein

  • 2nd Runner Up - Kalyn Clute

  • 1st Runner Up - Tyson Patterson

  • Mr. BNL 2023 - Cole Baker

As Mr. BNL some of the Knights stated they would use their crown to make BNL legendary in the following manner.

" I will use my crown to make study halls mandatory, so everyone could have a free period to do homework,"

" In order make the school legendary, I will add recess back, make lunch longer again, and get rid of English class,"

" I would make school start at 9:00 am so we could sleep in for once,"

The following businesses made this year's contest possible which included BNL Athletic Department, Bailey's Flowers and Gifts, Casa Brava, Marco's Pizza, Penn Station, Coca Cola Consolidated, Buffalo Wings and Rings, Court Room Sports Grill, Pub 15, El Rancho Del Burrito, and Steak N Shake

Last year's Mr. BNL was Colten Parker.

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Paid for by the committee to elect Dan Bortner Bedford City Council At-Large

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