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A Trio of Christmas Themed Successes

20th December 2012 <b>A</b> Trio of Christmas Themed Successes

During the month of November and December the College hosted a number of Christmas themed events to end the year in style. Here are just a few of the many events which were a huge success.

Hair and Beauty learners helped raise a whopping £2,800 for Overgate Hospice!

Calderdale College Level 2 Beauty learners and Level 3 Hairdressing learners from North Halifax Skills Centre and Level 2 barbering learners from (Francis Street) supported the Overgate Hospice Winter Wonderland Fashion show in November at the Shay in Halifax. Calderdale College Hair and Beauty learners styled all the models hair and make-up on the night and helped raise staggering £2,800 for the Hospice based in Elland.

A Charitable Christmas Carol

In December Performing Arts students undertook their first main stage show of 'A Christmas Carol'. In honour of the festive period and Ebenezer Scrooge himself, the students decided not to charge for tickets but instead, to ask for donations for the NSPCC and Crisis; helping to stop cruelty to children and supporting single homeless people. The show was well received, and thoroughly enjoyed by parents, staff, students and the audience raised a total of £144.41 for the two charities.

High standards Shine Through at North Halifax Skills Centre Hairdressing Competition

Calderdale College Level 2 Hair & Beauty Learners from NHSC went head to head at the annual Hair & Beauty Christmas Competition at Pennine Magpie in Halifax. Judges from Denis Williams, Hair Revive and Calderdale College were extremely impressed with the high standard of work produced and found it very difficult to choose a winner, but Level 2 Hairdressing student; Sue-Lann Stark stole the show with her winning look.

Victoria Finn, Hairdressing lecturer said: “I am very proud of the NHSC hair and beauty learners, they worked extremely hard both as a team and of their own initiative. The competition was a great success and the standard of work produced was extremely high for a level 2 group, the winning look was a level 3 standard.”

Visit our photo gallery to see pictures from the events mentioned above.

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