Growing support for moustache fun
Published at 11:49, Friday, 16 November 2012
A MARYPORT school’s male teachers are competing for a coveted new award – the Moscar.
Around 18 Netherhall School staff are growing moustaches for Movember, a national campaign to raise awareness about men’s health issues such as prostate cancer.
Ben Stevenson, head of Year 11 and design and technology, came up with the idea of turning the event into a competition and designed and made a Moscar statue.
Each year the owner of the winning moustache will have his name engraved on the base of the statue.
Mr Stevenson said: “We have had assemblies talking about all sorts of health problems including prostate cancer and bowel cancer.
“We are encouraging our boys, as well as teachers, to not be embarrassed to talk or go to the doctor with health problems.”
Mr Stevenson said there will be a non-uniform day and the best moustaches will be judged on November 29.
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk
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