Belton, Texas – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor presented the 2018 Crusader Knights contest Saturday, February 24. Caleb Fitzwater of Kalispell, Montana (Mr. McLane Hall) was named this year’s Mr. Crusader Knight.
Crusader Knights began in 1993 as a fundraiser led by and for the Senior Class. Men are selected by campus organizations to compete for the title of “Mr. Crusader Knight.” The men are judged on four different categories: interview, video, spotlight, and campus vote. The winner is dubbed Mr. Crusader Knight by the university president.
The director of this year’s contest was Isaac Felan of Waco. His assistant directors were Tori Bradbery of Henderson, Daniel Martinez of Murietta, California, and Ben Roark of Georgetown.
Other students participating include: Andrew Berg of Troy representing Mr. Math Club; Dylan Birdsell of Willis representing Mr. Search Cru; Dylan Burson of Waco representing Mr. Johnson Hall; Zach Eason of Round Rock representing Mr. Campus Activities Board; Walker Fain of Georgetown representing Mr. Baptist Student Ministry; Caleb Fitzwater of Kalispell, Montana representing Mr. McLane Hall; Jacob Hindman of Van Alstyne representing Mr. Farris Hall; James Jones of Austin representing Mr. Phi Mu Alpha; Guillermo Lopez of Sinton representing Mr. English Club; Chase Mariott of Boerne representing Mr. Junior Class; Christian Mcconnell of Burleson representing Mr. Independence Village; Patrick Mcelyea of Garland representing Mr. Sophomore Class; Nathan Patzke of Fort Worth representing Mr. Stribling Hall; Daniel Roberson of Miami, Texas representing Mr. Gettys Hall; Vincent Sigler of San Antonio representing Mr. University Ambassadors; Matthew Sueoka of Salado representing Mr. College View; Steve Villalobos of Katy representing Mr. First Year Council; and Peter Zuniga of Cedar Creek representing Mr. Burt Hall.