Talented learners compete at School of Skills Hairdressing Showcase
14 September 2022
17 Schools of Skills participated in the WCED’s annual Hairdressing Showcase, where learners taking hairdressing as a vocational subject could show off their creative talents and compete for prizes.
Learners competed in 6 sections, and their worked was judged by a panel of well-known guests from the industry. The judges applauded the high standard of the work at this year’s competition.
Ms Rhoda Manuel, from WCED’s the Directorate: Inclusive and Specialised Education Support, said:
“At the Hairdressing Showcase you are able to see all the talent and wonderful work that the learners and teachers are doing, but it is also a platform for the learners to the industry what they are capable of doing, and to introduce them to the world of work.”
This year’s event was hosted by Westcliff School of Skills. Minister David Maynier attended the event for the first time and said that he was pleased to be able to celebrate the work that the learners and their teachers were doing.
The winners of their respective sections were:
SECTION 1: Long hair down (classic day style) – Juleiga Samsodien, Silverstream School of Skills
SECTION 2: Hair by night (classic evening updo) – Mushfieka Faro, Silverstream School of Skills
SECTION 3: Out of Africa Braiding (Avant-garde) – Nikita Mohammad, Westcliff School of Skills
SECTION 4: Gents colour and blow-dry – Michelle Kemp, Mitchell’s Plain School of Skills
SECTION 5: Ladies colour & blow dry – Nishaat Titus, Silverstream School of Skills
SECTION 6: Fantasy – Shakiera Samuels, Silverstream School of Skills
A wonderful video was put together following the event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9atuxnMjO-U