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Columbia cosmetology students support children fighting cancer

Midlandsconnect.com features another interesting community service project!

What's the public image of your cosmetology school? Does your prospective school participate in any projects? This may be something to consider when choosing a cosmetology school. If you already go to a cosmetology school, you may want to suggest participating in a project to your teachers.

"COLUMBIA (WACH) - Cosmetology school students and staff used their skills to raise money to help children fighting cancer.

McKee students 'do' up Hungerford girls

Does your school participate in community service projects? Have a look at McKee High School's great involvement!

"STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - ST. GEORGE - Every girl needs a spa day. And cosmetology students at McKee High School were only too happy to oblige physically and mentally disabled Hungerford School seniors for a "Day of Beauty" recently in McKee's classroom salon.

A new look for a new life

Are you interested in performing a makeover one day? Have a look at this article, posted on dailycommercial.com!

"Three Lake Technical Center graduating students got the star treatment Monday with facials, skin waxing, hair coloring, hair styling, manicures and makeup to give them a professional look as they prepare to head out into the work world.

It was the school's first time doing makeovers, and cosmetology instructor Deanna Thomas believes it just may become an annual event.

Beauty school to open in S&W Grand building

Just saw this on wbir.com. What a great new opportunity for this downtown Knoxville! "Just months after the restaurant S&W Grand closed in downtown Knoxville, a new tenant is planning to move in. The Aveda Institute is a cosmetology school based in Michigan but with locations all over the country. They plan to start offering classes in cosmetology and esthiology by this fall on Gay Street.

Beauty school treatment designed to polish self esteem for Lanham-area homeless

Angela Silver of Lanham wanted to replace the chipped, bright orange color adorning her long nails with opal, "a color that goes with everything," she said before her free manicure Monday through a partnership between a beauty school and a Lanham-based organization that assists mentally ill homeless people.

MCTI students excel in Pennsylvania SkillsUSA competition

One Monroe Career & Technical Institute finished in first place and six others placed third at the Pennsylvania SkillsUSA Championships.

Catherine Gutierrez, a third year Cosmetology student and a senior at Stroudsburg High School won first place in Nail Care. Her model, Ashleigh Tucker, is also a Stroudsburg senior. Catherine will be traveling to Kansas City, Missouri and competing at the National Competitions from June 20-25, 2011.

Solon Schools Community Education offering eyelash extension certification training

Solon Schools Community Education in conjunction with Michelle Laska of Shavasana Eyelash Company will be offering her last eyelash extension certification course starting June 19 for the school year. The State Board of Cosmetology has approved this course for eight continuing education credits. This class will help increase your yearly income and allow you to offer this luxurious service to your clients. The class will be held at the Solon High School, 33600 Inwood Road, Solon from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. in Conference Room 2.

Paul Mitchell School to move to heart of Danbury CityCenter

DANBURY -- Officials confirmed Wednesday Paul Mitchell The School on South Street is moving to a larger location in the heart of CityCenter.
Officials and key stakeholders hailed the move as a major step forward in efforts to revitalize the downtown and bring more businesses and people into the CityCenter.
Luke Jacobellis, president of John Paul Mitchell Systems, said the company has been in talks with city officials for months about moving to a building on National Place located near the City Green.

Double trouble

More than 900 people attended the recent Alabama Southern Community College Commencement, but no one could believe their eyes when they saw identical twins, Shaneshia and Taneshia Irvin, of Demopolis.

"People have always taken a second glance at us when we are together," says Shaneshia in reference to her unbelievable likeness to her sister. "We are identical. We dress identically every day and that draws a lot of attention."

The twins graduated from ASCC on May 13, both with cosmetology certificates.

Mother gets back on track with job, home for family

After decades of hard knocks, Dakima Hicks is swinging back in a fashion of her own design.

The 35-year-old single mother of five weathered a rocky childhood, marriage and impulsive life decisions, one of which landed her temporarily homeless on Las Vegas streets.

But that's all behind her, and what lies ahead is a summer filled with cosmetology triumphs, including traveling to New York for an all-expenses paid, seven-day course with celebrity stylist Nick Arrojo.

"I wanted a better life," she said.