P&G Salon Professional Announces Student Stylist Winners

By Lauren Salapatek | 06/22/2011 1:00:00 PM


At the jam-packed P&G Salon Professional pavilion at Premiere Beauty Show Orlando, P&G Salon Professional conducted its second Student Stylist Competition in front of a cheering audience.

Finalists in each of three categories representing Wella Professionals, Clairol Professional and Sebastian Professional paraded their models on stage before a blue-ribbon panel of educators and judges.

P&G Salon Professional Student Competition winners

P&G Salon Professional Creative Director Fabio Sementilli presented first place winners with a check for $1,000 plus a PGSP Stylist Kit and their choice of an in-school education course taught by a top PGSP educator.

The winners in the Wella Professionals category are:
1st Place: Vaomy Genrena - Century College, Puerto Rico
2nd Place: Ashley Miller - International College, Daytona, FL
3rd Place: Aimee Sanchez - Century College, Puerto Rico

The winners in the Clairol Professional category are:
1st Place: Joshua Breton - Beauty Schools of America, Hialeah, FL
2nd Place: Ysdaly Thielen - Beauty Schools of America, Miami, FL
3rd Place: Mayra Vazquez - Beauty Schools of America, Hialeah, FL

The winners in the Sebastian Professional category winners are:
1st Place: Jonahi Ortiz - Century College, Puerto Rico
2nd Place: Bethel - Arrojo Cosmetology School, New York, NY
3rd Place: Arleny Aponte - Beauty Schools of America, N. Miami Beach, FL

“Energizing and encouraging students to reach their highest potential is our goal at P&G Salon Professional,” said Sementilli. “We are dedicated to providing exciting opportunities for the next generation of stylists.”

P&G Salon Professional Student Competition judges Stephen Moody, Anita Gutierrez and Omar Antonio

Students’ entries were judged on hairstyling and the overall look, including make-up, wardrobe styling, overall color technique (if applicable) and final result. The Wella Professionals and Clairol Professional category’s judging emphasis was color, while the Sebastian Professional category’s judging was cut and style.

P&G Salon Professional Student Competition winner Vamoy Genrena





ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for modernsalon.com, salontoday.com and firstchair.com. As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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