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Beard Growing Competition

Congratulations to our 2020 Winners!

2020 Mountaineer Week Beard Growing Winners. From left to right: Trevor Schmidt (3rd Place), Anthony Dowling (2nd Place), Mountaineer Mascot Colson Glover, Iuri Lira Santos (1st Place).
From left to right: Trevor Schmidt (3rd Place), Anthony Dowling (2nd Place),
Mountaineer Mascot Colson Glover, Iuri Lira Santos (1st Place).

2020 Contestants


Photo of Nawaf Almalki after shaving his beard for the contest.

Nawaf Almalki

is a sophomore from Saudi Arabia majoring in finance. He is representing Circle K International.

Photo of  Anthony Dowling after shaving his beard for the contest.

Anthony Dowling **2020 Second Place**

is a junior from Morgantown, W.Va. majoring in mechanical engineering.

Photo of Alex Francis after shaving his beard for the contest.

Alex Francis

is a sophomore from Poca, W.Va. majoring in geology.


Photo of Campbell Gibbs after shaving his beard for the contest.

Campbell Gibbs

is a freshman from Huntington, W.Va. majoring in economics. He is representing the WV Swim Club.

Photo of Cagan Goldstein after shaving his beard for the contest.

Cagan Goldstein

is a senior from Falls Church, Va. majoring in agronomy. He is representing Circle K International.

Photo of Garrett Grose after shaving his beard for the contest.

Garrett Grose

is a senior from Ridgeley, W.Va. majoring in mechanical engineering.

Photo of  Christian Krantz after shaving his beard for the contest.

Christian Krantz

is a freshman from Selinsgrove, Pa. majoring in biomedical engineering.

Photo of Hunter Lavender after shaving his beard for the contest.

Hunter Lavender

is a sophomore from Moundsville, W.Va. majoring in computer engineering. He is representing the WVU Maniacs Executive Board.

Photo of David Malecki after shaving his beard for the contest.

David Malecki

is a sophomore from Sarver, Pa. majoring in journalism. He is representing Circle K International.

Photo of John Powlen after shaving his beard for the contest.

John Powlen

is a senior from Charlotte, N.C. majoring in forensic and investigative science. He is representing Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

Photo of Shade Rader after shaving his beard for the contest.

Shade Rader

is a freshman from Morgantown, W.Va. majoring in animal and nutritional sciences.

Photo of Iuri Santos after shaving his beard for the contest.

Iuri Lira Santos **2020 First Place**

is a graduate student from Recife, Brazil majoring in civil engineering. He is representing the WVU Brazilian Student Assocation.

Photo of Trevor Schmidt after shaving his beard for the contest.

Trevor Schmidt **2020 Third Place**

is a freshman from East Norriton, Pa. majoring in mechanical engineering.

The 2020 Mountaineer Week Beard Growing Competition is sponsored by
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