“He loves to yank on it,” Ahrens said.
Students were given some last-minute training advice on the proper way to remove a mustache, part of their cosmetology training.
Cosmetology instructor Keryl Rabideau gave a quick lesson with the clippers as Cullen sat in the chair.
Lonergan has mostly had his signature lip hair for 22 years and has only shaved it a couple of times during that time.
“The first time my kids ever saw me without a mustache, they freaked out a bit,” he said.
For most of the participants, it will only take a few weeks get that mustache growth back on track.
“How does it feel to be shaving the Dean of Students?” Headmaster Mary Anderson asked one student hairstylist.
Junior Sadie Cowan had the pleasure of taking care of Lonergan’s mustache.
“It’s so close to your nose,” she told the administrator.
More than 50 Pinkerton staff members will join Movember. Female staff members will offer support with donations and moral support.
Last year alone, more than $147 million was raised worldwide through Movember efforts around the globe. To learn more about Mobember, visit us.movember.com.