Academy apprentices shine at competition

High achieving students and apprentices at The Academy recently competed in the regional hairdressing, make up and beauty competitions.

Saturday, 15th February 2020, 11:40 am
Apprentice Paul Coyle and employer James Croft.

The Academy in Scarborough and Norton took students to compete at the regional college heats in Gateshead.

Four students placed at the regionals will go through to the National Finals in Blackpool among these categories were 1st Year Blow dry, Mens cut and blow dry, Ladies Evening Style and Body painting.

The apprentices included Cassie West and Heema Shah of Poppys in Scarborough, Paul Coyle of Shugs Barbers Kirkbymoorside, Nadine Woodhead and Nell Pinkney of Goodys Malton.

Nell Pinkney from Westow with client Mia Schofield.

Competing make up artistry students were Olivia Walker and Casey Jayne Canvass, Beauty Therapy students Amy Horsewood from York and Katrina Coia from Whitby and hairdressing student Tracey Ireland from Malton.

As a specialist hairdressing and beauty training provider The Academy works in partnership with local schools, Whitby 6th Form, Scarborough 6th Form College, the ESFA and YH Training alongside many salons and employers in Scarborough and Ryedale.

Lindsay Burr MBE, academy director, said: “Each year our students work so hard to achieve this high standard.

“It is a real credit to all who train and support these students from salon owners to Academy tutors and all friends and family members who are involved on competition day. Good luck to all at the national finals.”