In last week’s Career Mentor we shared some of the exciting photos from the student “Alice in FUNNderland” competition and congratulations again to all of the teams that participated. Everyone's a winner when you compete.
This week we want to give a big “Shout Out” to the people behind the scenes that make it all work. The teachers who work with their students, the judges who had the difficult task of choosing the winners and especially our sponsors that support these competitions financially and provide great prize packages for the winners. Thank you to Great Clips, Floyd’s 99, Hair Cuttery, European Wax Centers, Wigs for Kids, Tony Gordon and Capelli Salon Academy.
A special thanks to the Chicagoland Great Clips franchisees who provided a pizza party for the school that won the Spirit Award and for sponsoring the People’s Choice award, providing a trophy and a $50 gift certificate to the winning team members. In addition, they awarded a $500 scholarship to Shelby Stalesky from McHenry School of Cosmetology & Spa Academy.
The Pivot Point Academy in Bloomingdale, IL was the big winner, taking home both the School Spirit Award and the People’s Choice trophy, voted on by an audience of more than 300 people School owner, Denise Provenzano, summed it up best by saying, “Instilling pride in the choice of being part of a big community of beauty professionals is one more way for students to experience the wonderful world of beauty they now belong to. Winning the School Spirit and People’s Choice Award showed our Pivot Point students what they can achieve by working together! Thank you Beauty Cast Network and Great Clips for hosting this competition event!”