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Virginia College in Columbia Cosmetology students share their talents with community

Sep 2, 2014

Cosmetology instructors and students from Virginia College in Columbia donated their talents to a back-to-school event organized by WHTX FM 103.9, WWDM and Virginia College to give away 103 free haircuts to school children. Nineteen Virginia College students, along with their instructors, provided free haircuts, trims, nail art and face painting to the community.

The station provided free school supplies and a radio celebrity, Mike J, signed autographs. Participants also enjoyed a bounce house, free popcorn and lemonade.

Virginia College in Columbia Cosmetology students share their talents with community
Pictured: Yolande Anderson, Academic Dean (left) and Cecilia DeVarie, Cosmetology Program Director.

Columbia's Cosmetology students and instructors also displayed their creative skills during an "Evening of Elegance" event. Cosmetology program director Cecilia DeVarie, evening Cosmetology instructors and all the evening freshman students showcased their design creativity on mannequins and their own attire.

"We believe these events help build and maintain excitement for our students throughout their program," says Nick Foong, Campus President.

Virginia College in Columbia Cosmetology students share their talents with community