"What if someone makes fun of me?"
Me to you...
"What if they don't?"
^^^ Focus on that kinda thinking.
Specific advice: If someone thinks it's ridiculous that you show you actually learned something, then that's their problem, not yours.
Life advice: Don't do (or not do) something because you're afraid... of what the world, or someone in it, might do. Might.
The guy that outright berates you for doing either of these things has his own problems.
Your question is based on pure speculation; it's nothin but stinkin thinkin. Don't let fear run your life. Have a set, grab em, do what you think is best.