The winning students and their models. The photograph was taken by Jakub Bachleda-Wala, a BTEC Level 3 Photography student from John Ruskin College.
The Hair and Beauty Department at John Ruskin College were very proud to host the Semi Finals of the Southern heats of the National AHT Awards (Association of Hairdressers and Therapists) which took place on 27th February.
Shelly Agneau Wilson, Hairdressing Tutor who has lead on this says, “There has been a buzz among the students, in the run up to this event. Experiences like these help students to realise both the excitement as well as the demands of the commercial world.”
The Chair of The Association of Hairdressers and Therapists for the Southern Area, Mark Pawsey said, “I was impressed, along with the judges by the creativity of the 8 Colleges involved. The winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd of each category will now be entered in to the National Finals on 13th March in Blackpool. We were very grateful to John Ruskin College for the venue and their hospitality.”
Mohammed Ramzan, Principal and Chief Executive commented: “Preparing for these National competitions provides an excellent opportunity for our learners. We were delighted to host this event at the College which brought several Colleges together to celebrate the work and talent of their students”.