Barber-Cosmetology competition will have
students going head to head
(3/1/11): Local Barber-Cosmetology students got the
chance to take part in the inaugural “Manikin 101 Competition” held on
Monday, February 28, at WITC-Superior.
This event tested the skills of
students who are pursuing a Barber-Cosmetology degree from area colleges. The
event was hosted by the WITC-Superior Barber-Cosmetology program.
The event took contestants through a series of qualifying
categories in which students used identical Manikins to cut and style an “era
inspiration” reflecting 1940s and 1960s hairstyles.
The winner of each category went on to compete in a final
“cut off” which required them to cut and style a male manikin with long hair and
beard using only an electric barber shears.
Entries were judged by: Justin Paul Hoivik – Justin Paul
Salon & Spa, Harvey Plasch – A Touch of Plasch, Lila Hickok and Lisa Russ –
Winners in the 1940s era category: 3rd, Eleni Limberios,
2nd Chelsea Hunter, 1st place Joy Oswskey. Winners in the 1960s era category:
3rd Mindi Larson, 2nd Kristin Looney, 1st Lauren Mostrom. The Grand Prize was
awarded to Lauren Mostrom, a WITC-Superior student.