Mr. Chris Blais, a social studies teacher at Averill Park High school, challenged the APHS Kelsey’s Promise Club chapter to raise $5,000. If the students achieved their goal, he would shave his beard. Combining the club’s KP5K, t-shirt sales and vendor fair bake sale, students raised over $8,000! Mr. Blais shaved his beard AND HIS HEAD in front of TV cameras and the student body! Mid-shave Mr. Blais shouted to the moderator of the KP Club, “Coach Medici, how much was raised again?” Coach replied, “over $8,000”, to which Mr. Blais responded, “Shave it ALL! Shave the head, too!” What a moment and what a great man! Mr. Francesco De Rose from Frankie’s Barbershop did the honors!