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Q Vogue School of Beauty Culture Girls’ Day Out and Food Drive Vogue School of Beauty Culture in Mishawaka, Ind., partnered with Notre Dame University to celebrate their annual Girls’ Day Out event. (left to right) Connie Najdek, Instructor; Jason Ellis, Student; Prior to the women’s basand Bonnie Swiatkowski, Director of Education ketball game the crowd was invited to get pampered. The students gave hand treatments, mini manicures and hairstyles. The school also held a “jeans day” where students brought in canned goods and non-perishable food items were exchanged for a jeans dress code. Christina & Co. Education Center’s Annual Fashion Show Students at Christina & Co. Education Center in Lafayette, Ind., hosted their annual student-run fashion show. This year’s show was another huge success. Students were able to donate $500 to the March of Dimes – all Christina & Co. Education Center’s annual fashion show while showcasing their participants line the stage talent. The students also recognized Instructor of the Year Isela Bustos. Nuts and Bolts Training Company First Annual Business Student of the Year Awards Minye Kwan from Cameo College of Essential Beauty in Murray, Utah, was announced as the winner of the first-place for the firstannual Cut & Color Contest. “I’m just so proud and excited to be a part of this entire program. Thank you Nuts and Bolts; you’ve changed my life,” said Minye. The second-place winner, Erika France from Brio Academy in Connecticut, was also awarded cash and prizes. | people & places | R Pivot Point International Academy Awards Scholarships to Two Future Pivot Point Students Pivot Point International Academy partnered with 103.5 KISS FM in Chicago to give $5,000 and $2,500 scholarships to two International Academy candidates. Pivot Point congratu- Pivot Point International Academy scholarship recipient Sara Rohlicek lates Sara Rohlicek and Joshua Hambly. Sara Rohlicek received a $5,000 scholarship to attend the Bloomingdale Academy. Joshua Hambly will attend Evanston International Academy to pursue his dreams. CAPRI Institute Redken Haircoloring Competition Capri Institute’s (Clifton, New Jersey Campus) Alexandra Sams took home the first-place prize. The competition is structured to provide recognition for the “best of the best,” offering CAPRI students a platform for creative expression and artistic performance. Statewide acclaimed salon owners, stylists, consultants and distinguished professionals affiliated with the industry, comprise the panel of judges, including the president of Raylon Corporation, Josh Hafetz. Redken Haircoloring Competition winner Alexandra Sams with model and fellow student Camila Galarza Sassoon Cut & Color Photographic Competition Amanda Alcala, a student at Bellus Academy, earned first place in the inaugural Sassoon International Academy School Connection Cut & Color Photographic Competition. As a cancer survivor, Alcala noted that her cancer experience shaped her choice of career study and also her approach to hair design. “I have been through the experience of losing a full head of hair twice. I’ve spent most of my life around cancer patients and have come to realize that hair is the ultimate security blanket,” she stated. “Amanda is an amazing student and her personal story is very motivating. This prestigious award positions her for an exceptional career that will leverage the skills she has learned at Bellus Academy,” said Bellus President Lynelle Lynch. Minye Kwan, winner of the first annual Business Student of the Year Award, and Brenda Scharman, owner, Cameo College of Essential Beauty Alcala’s award-winning hair design. She described it as “classic yet contemporary in the Sassoon vein of cutting” B E A U T YL INK | TO O LS O F T H E T R A D E 2 0 0 9 | 65

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Beauty Link - Volume 1, Issue 2

Beauty Link - Volume 1, Issue 2
Message from the AACS President and CEA Chair
The Workings of Washington
The Ergonomics of Cosmetology
Creating the Perfect Brow
Smart Technology
Is Your Web Site Hooking Visitors?
And Then There's Compliance
Voices from the Classroom
Marketing to Male Clientele
Lasers in the Esthetics Industry: Past, Present and Future
Unemployment’s Influence
2009 AACS Select Industry Partners
The Less Common Road
Candid Cameras
Regulatory Issues
CEA Convention
Early Warning Indicators
Beauty Schools 101
Multicultural Corner
Upcoming Events
New Products & Services
People & Places
2009 AACS Spring Management Conference
New School Member Profile
Look Who's Reading
Index to Advertisers

Beauty Link - Volume 1, Issue 2