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Braving the shave: Monroe fifth-grader shaves head for St. Baldrick's
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Fifth-grade student Ethan Towne, 11, has his head shaved with the help of Tara Stauffacher from Studio 906 and friend Kyle Black inside Parkside Elementary on Thursday after raising nearly $1,400 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
MONROE - He cringed, patted his head one last time, and then braced himself. "Goodbye, old friend," said Ethan Towne on Thursday to his shaggy, mid-length hair as his classmates cheered. And with that, the buzz of stylist Tara Stauffacher's electric shaver kicked in.