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PBA Announces 2014 Recipients of Lifetime Member Scholarships

Anne Moratto | April 10, 2014 | 9:14 AM

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 PBA Lifetime Member Scholarship. The selection process was challenging based on the quality of candidates, however the scholarship committee is proud to announce the awards, totaling $4,000 to PBA members who intend to further their educational development.

 The 2014 winners included:

• Thu-Trang Tran, CA¬¬

• LaTanya Williams, CA

• Marylynn Wormley, NY

• Susie Young, CA

The PBA Lifetime Member Scholarship, which celebrates over 50 years of commitment shown by PBA's Lifetime Members, are funded by Goldwell New York and Kao USA Inc., and administered by the PBA Foundation. Each application is reviewed by a committee appointed by the PBA Chair.

 Applications for the 2015 PBA Lifetime Member Scholarship are now available. In addition to the scholarship application, applicants are asked to describe how they have found value in their PBA membership. Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to PBA individual or student members to use towards continuing education or cosmetology school. The deadline for entry is March 1, 2015.

 The 2015 PBA Lifetime Member Scholarship application and additional information is available at or by calling PBA at 800.468.2274.

 About Goldwell New York: Servicing Upstate New York for over 35 years, Goldwell of NY has been dedicated to the salon and spa professional and a premier resource for innovative products, inspirational educational opportunities and business building programs to ensure success. Founded in 1976, the company offers everything for the successful salon and spa business, with an emphasis on continued education and training. To learn more, visit

 About Kao USA Inc.: Kao USA, Inc. is the US office of an international company in constant pursuit of innovation that creates new value for consumers. Since establishment in 1887, Kao has sustained its commitment to the development and manufacture of products based on the perspective of the consumer, striving to contribute to the enrichment of the lives of people globally. Kao's Salon Laboratory in Germany develops Goldwell and KMS brands for salon use. Visit for more information.


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