Ten students enrolled in professional nail education programs were awarded Fall 2015 BCL | CND | Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarships. Honoring the legacy of nail industry pioneer Tippi Hedren and funded by CND, the scholarship award includes up to $5,000 in tuition assistance to students enrolled in a professional nail education program at an American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) member school.
Applicants submitted a combination of essays and inspiration boards expressing how a career in nail design will make a difference in their lives and the lives of those they serve. Winners’ inspiration board images showcased a diversity of passions, ranging from shoes and super-heroes to friendship, art, and family.
The winners were: Roxana Tanase, Marinello Schools of Beauty, Chico, Calif.; Nicholene Bowers, Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers, Casselberry, Fla.; Dora Torres, Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology, Pompano Beach, Fla.; Makenzie Walters, Casal Aveda Institute, Austintown, Ohio; Alina Cardenas, Bellus Academy, National City, Calif.; Amy Brekoski, Casal Aveda Institute, Austintown, Ohio; Tyra Baird, Northwest College, Clackamas, Ore.; Asia Owens, Casal Aveda Institute, Austintown, Ohio; Patty Broglia, Paul Mitchell the School, Boise, Idaho; and Chaunet Miranda, Casal Aveda Institute, Youngstown, Ohio.
For more information, go to www.beautychangeslives.org/scholarships.