Fanciful Hairstyles Display Tech Talent

????????????????????????????????????While anxious parents and friends waited, more than 100 cosmetology students brushed, curled, braided and sprayed their model’s hair into exotic styles. This annual hairstyling competition is sponsored by the Long Island Cosmetology Teachers’ Guild, a group of local teachers who meet monthly to share ideas, skills and educational materials related to the cosmetology field.

Wilson Tech cosmetology students, both high school ????????????????????????????????????students and adults, won 17 of the 36 medals that were awarded in six categories: Senior Styling, Junior Styling, Color, Mannequin Styling, Junior Fantasy, and Senior Fantasy. See the competitors at work! Diane Kuhn, a retired cosmetology teacher, has also posted her beautiful photos of the competition. Here are the names and home schools of the winning students.

Mannequin 6th Rosalie Evans/Elwood
5th Mayra Santos/Adult
4th Nancy Cordero/S. Huntington
3rd Kallie Conover/Brennan
1st Yasmin Garcia/S. Huntington
Color 6th Carissa Graziosa/W. Babylon Erika Bernard/W. Babylon
1st Ariana Ardizzone/N. Babylon Shaylyn Murphy/W. Babylon
Senior Style 4th AnnMarie Gerdon/Copiague Morgan Monroe/Brennan
3rd Ashley Pratt/Adult Vanessa Rodriguez/Adult
1st Nicole Donofrio/Smithtown East Ana Quinn/Northport
Junior Style 2nd Erica Zimmerman/Adult Jennifer Rigrod/Adult
Junior Fantasy 6th Ashley Ingordino/Lindenhurst Adriana Renick/Lindenhurst
5th Emilie Padnick/Northport Julianna Mori/Commack
3rd Alanah Kleeman/Smithtown East Emily Pue/Smithtown East
Senior Fantasy 6th Monica Coronna/Adult Mollie Wood/Adult
5th Jon-Aisia Crosby/Elwood Jillian Pabon/Harborfields
2nd Karina Alegre/ Deer Park Kimberly Villarreal/W. Babylon