College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London hairdressing student, Eunice Pennant, recently won SoftSheen-Carson's 'Student of the Year' award, and was rewarded for her victory at the College Salon. Eunice, who recently completed the Hairdressing Level 3 course, entered Softsheen-Carson's yearly national competition.
The award is targeted at the best colleges and students across the UK. SoftSheen-Carson, the leader in black hair care, styling and hair colouring, believes that British Afro hairdressing is world leading and that Eunice's work is a perfect demonstration of the artistry and creativity involved.
Eunice really impressed the judges from the well-known Afro-Caribbean hair brand. Alan Richardson, SoftSheen-Carson General Manager, said: "This award presentation is a pinnacle of a year's work. The standard is continually getting better and better. The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London have now won the award twice in the last three years, which only goes to show the fantastic talent of both the lecturers and students here at the College."
As part of the winning prize, SoftSheen Carson donated £500 pounds worth of hairdressing equipment to the College and presenting a certificate, trophy and a cheque of £500 to Eunice. Janet Gardner, Director of Hair and Beauty, said: "I'm delighted that the College has been able to showcase our students' talent and hard work. Eunice is an inspiration to other learners. "
Jane O'Neill, Interim Principal and Chief Executive, added: "The College has an impressive track record for winning awards in Hairdressing. We are really pleased that our lectures and students work collaboratively to enter competitions, such as the SoftSheen-Carson's 'Student of the Year' award."
SoftSheen Carson also granted Eunice the opportunity to work backstage at Africa Fashion Week in London's Brick Lane in early August of this year, where she was part of a team that prepared over 30 models' hair for the runway. Commenting on all of her prizes, Eunice said: "I was really excited! It was a rare and challenging opportunity to work backstage at such a well-known event. Both this experience and winning the competition has reinforced my enthusiasm for my career hairdressing. I hope to open my own salon one day!"
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- Last Updated: 23 October 2013