Schwarzkopf and PBA Announce Scholarship Winners

By Anne Moratto | 02/15/2013 6:58:00 PM

 

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and Schwarzkopf & Henkel, manufacturers of Smooth 'N Shine,announce the winners of the "2013 Smooth 'N Shine Cosmetology Scholarship." As part of an educational partnership with PBA, Smooth 'N Shine funded one full-tuition scholarship of $17,500 and 10, $1,000 scholarships to students currently in high school or high school graduates enrolled in or intending to enroll in a program resulting in a cosmetology (hairstyling) license.

 Awarded at this year's International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE) in Long Beach, PBA Executive Director Steve Sleeper and Robert Jones, the grand prize student scholarship recipient, accepted the check presented by Smooth 'N Shine Assistant Brand Manager Sean Gossage, Trade Marketing Manager Heidi Meinholz, and celebrity stylist Larry Sims.

 "In offering this scholarship, we wanted to reward people who shine - people who show hard work, dependability, and a strong passion for hair. These are qualities that we value deeply, and they're qualities we know will help these students shine in school and in their careers," said Heidi Meinholz.

 The complete list of the $1,000 winners includes:

• Rickey Amezquita (Pacific Grove, CA)

• Ashley Bosch (Holland, MI)

• Delilah Filholm (Brookings, SD)

• Haley Graffia (Chalmette, LA)

• Lacee Hawkins (Frenchtown MT)

• Raleigh Manning (Crawford, TX)

• Caitlin Mergard (Cincinnati, OH)

• LaTonea Miller (Chicago, IL)

• Josie Nethers (Newark, OH)

• Nichole Weaver (Gap, PA)

All eligible applicants submitted two letters of recommendation and a typed essay describing the qualities they possess that will make them "shine" in cosmetology school and their future careers.

ww.probeauty.org/scholarships

www.schwarzkopf.com

 

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Anne Moratto

Anne Moratto’s well-rounded beauty career includes years in beauty public relations, beauty marketing, beauty manufacturing, and now, with MODERN SALON, in beauty publishing. The through-line has been an intense interest in all things beauty and a sincere appreciation for the skilled artists and entrepreneurs who make the industry so vital, compelling and creative. Anne, a native of Wisconsin, lives with her family in Los Angeles, CA, and is MODERN SALON’s West Coast Beauty and Special Markets Editor. She can be reached at amoratto@vancepublishing.com

 


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