Cheyanne from Aylesbury wins Concept Hair Magazine's learner of the year award
A local student has been named one of the winners of Concept Hair Magazine’s Learner of the Year 2021 competition.
Cheyanne of Buckinghamshire College Group, Aylesbury Campus was declared winner of the Styling Level 1 category on Monday 26th April 2021, in a leading UK competition for hairdressing students and apprentices.
More than 1,000 hairdressing students and apprentices nationwide entered the competition, with 150 finalists, 48 shortlisted finalists and 10 winners, selected from across 8 different categories.
The winners were determined by an expert panel of industry leading judges including; VTCT’s Jacqui McIntosh, Victoria Millar from L’Oreal Professionnel, Wahl’s Simon Shaw, award winning Stylists Casey Coleman and Lisa Farrall on behalf of Cloud 9 and Michelle Griffin from the Fellowship for British Hairdressing.
Learners, lecturers and industry giants attended the virtual event, which showcased this year's top hairdressing students and their work.
The competition gives the next generation of hairdressers and barbers the chance to be recognised for their hard work and skills. Alongside the prestige of winning a UK competition for both student and college, the competition is completely free to enter with fantastic prizes to be won.
Commenting on this year’s event, Matthew Batham, Editor of the Concept Hair Magazine, said that: “The last 12 months have presented us all with enormous challenges. The fact that the competition received such a huge number of entries to such a high standard pays testament to the passion and skills of hairdressing college students and apprentices across the UK. The future of hairdressing is in safe hands.”
Zoë Tanner, Managing Director of Concept Hair Magazine, said that: “The competition is a celebration of the talent and tenacity of the next generation of hairdressing talent. It provides a great platform for student and apprentice hairdressers to showcase what they can do and start creating a name for themselves early on in their careers”.
The event sponsors were L'Oréal Professionnel, Cloud Nine Hair, Wahl Professional, Bettertons, VTCT, and the Fellowship for British Hairdressing.
Winners of The Concept Hair Learner of the Year 2021:
Styling Level 1 winner Cheyanne Logan, Bucks College Group, Aylesbury Campus
Styling Level 2 winner Olivia Ferry, Newcastle College
Hair Up Level 2 winner Jessica Moody, Bridgwater and Taunton College, Bridgwater Campus
Hair Up Level 3 winner Ella Blidaru, Central Hair London
Barbering Level 2 winner Lauren Askew, Solihull College & University Centre
Barbering Level 3 winner Ethan Phillipson, Cheshire College South & West, Ellesmereport Campus
Colouring winner Jacqueline Kankam-Hoppe, Central Hair London
Avant-Garde winner Rachael Penny, College of West Anglia
Fellowship for British Hairdressing Spotlight Award winner Jacqueline Kankam-Hoppe, Central Hair London
Overall Learner of the Year winner Jessica Moody, Bridgwater and Taunton College, Bridgwater Campus