Students interested in cosmetology and beauty schools in Tennessee were given the chance to cut some of the financial burden this year. Four applicants were awarded more than $1,000 each in scholarship funds thanks to the Tennessee School of Beauty and the C.B. Brown Scholarship foundation. Scholarships to cosmetology school are scarce in most parts of the country, so the chance to win such a prize gained attention from many hopeful cosmetologists.
(Knox News) The Tennessee School of Beauty announced the 2012 winners of the C.B. Brown Scholarship, a tuition scholarship for the cosmetology field that has been awarded to high school seniors for the past 18 years. It was created as a means of elevating the industry standards and increasing diversity in the pool of licensed professionals.
Eligible applicants were awarded up to $1,295 in scholarship money, to be used toward a 1,500-hour, general cosmetology curriculum at the Tennessee School of Beauty.
This year’s winners are Stephanie Somervell, Kaci Hall, Kennedy Agett and Emerald Marchant-Conelly. Somervell is a student at Anderson County High School and the daughter of James and Alice Somervell; Hall is a senior at Oakdale High School and the daughter of Billy and Melissa Nichols; Agett is a senior at Daniel Boone High school and the daughter of Darrell and Pamela Nix; and Conelly is the daughter of Shelley Marchant.
From the more than 200 applicants in the East Tennessee area, the winners were selected based on academic performance, extra curricular activities and their presentation during a personal interview.
“We had many very impressive applicants this year,” said Adam Brown, president and owner of the Tennessee School of Beauty. “We are always very excited to see the potential that each new class holds, and we feel that each of the four scholarship winners for this year…
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