NPC’s Show Low Cosmetology Center hosted the regional Cosmetology Skills USA competition on Monday, February 13, 2023. Students enrolled in the cosmetology program at NPC's Show Low campus, St. Johns center, and Winslow campus participated. The competition involved timed skills competitions of 45 minutes each for an updo, a medium-length women’s cut, short women’s cut, and a male haircut. The competition also included a written test and an interview session.
Sponsors of the event included Ashton’s Salon, Ambitious Beauty, Fantastic Sams, Smart Styles, Dominos Pizza, and Armstrong McCall.
The winners in the Post-Secondary group were:
- 1st - Blanca Suarez
- 2nd - Vanessa Mitchell
- 3rd - Adriann Gardner.
Winners for the High School/NAVIT group were:
- 1st - Emma Beatty
- 2nd - Anahi Pereda
- 3rd - Kyra Benally.
The Skills USA State Competition will be held on April 11 and 12, 2023 in Phoenix.