NAHA - North American Hairstyling Awards

North American Hairstyling Awards

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the world.

While attending school, our students have the opportunity to compete for the NAHA Student Hairstylist of the Year award. The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America, celebrating the artistry and skill of the professional salon industry. Each year, individuals are recognized in 13 categories of excellence during a star-studded Awards Ceremony.

Dottie Greene
2020 WINNER:

DOROTHY GREENE

STUDENT HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR
Aveda Institute Columbus

Photo: Keith Bryce

Matthew Leadabrand
2020 FINALIST:

MATTHEW LEADABRAND

STUDENT HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR
Aveda Institute Los Angeles

Photo: Keith Bryce

Kaitlyn Rudie
2020 FINALIST:

KAITLYN RUDIE

STUDENT HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR
Aveda Fredric’s Institute (part the Nurtur Aveda Institutes family)

Photo: Keith Bryce

Modern Salon's Excellence In Education

Modern Salon Excellence In Education

Modern Salon’s Excellence In Education recognition program honors the values, leadership and best practices of cosmetology schools. Their editorial team choose from submissions from across the country to recognize the organizations that provide outstanding experiences, guidance and skills training for future professionals.

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2017

Won:

Community Involvement
Technology

Finalist:

Facilities
Marketing Innovation
Alumni Programs
Placement
School Culture

2016

Won:

Placement

Finalist:

School Culture

2015

Won:

Facilities

Finalist:

Beauty Changes Lives
Community Involvement
The Next Level
Marketing Innovation
Placement
School Culture
Technology

2014

Won:

School Culture

Finalist:

Marketing Innovation

2013

Won:

Advanced Education

Finalist:

Marketing Innovation
Technology
Placement
Community Involvement
Facilities
School Culture

2012

Finalist:

Marketing Innovation

Beacon Student Program

PBA Beacon Awards

Beacon is an annual event held in conjunction with PBA Beauty week to provide the nation’s top future professionals with the guidance to achieve maximum career success. Beacon students attend the most celebrated industry events during PBA Beauty Week, including PBA Symposium, the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), and Cosmoprof North America, and benefit from specially designed educational sessions to help them embark on a successful career path.

As a future stylists, make-up artists, estheticians, salon/spa owners, educators, school owners, platform/editorial artists, beauty distributors, manufacturers and innovators in the professional beauty industry, Beacon is an opportunity for students to network and learn from some of the most iconic salon owners and managers in the industry today!

  • Sierra Arthur (Columbus)
    Ashlee Bowling (Columbus)
    Taylor D’Alelio (Columbus)
    Emma Hawthorne (Columbus)
    Chaline Ibarra (Columbus)
    Sounds Muheisen (Columbus)
    Aaliyah Stanford(Columbus)
    Marissa Barraza (Chapel Hill)
    Charles Craichy (Chapel Hill)
    Cassie Diaz (Chapel Hill)
    Meaghan Dohnert (Chapel Hill)
    Destiny Enoch (Chapel Hill)
    Olivia Foster (Chapel Hill)
    Emily Higgins (Chapel Hill)
    Mikayla Kearney (Chapel Hill)

    Lauren LaRosa (Chapel Hill)
    Madison McCormick (Chapel Hill)
    Maria Mendoza (Chapel Hill)
    Melissa Ramos (Chapel Hill)
    Becca Thompson (Chapel Hill)
    Daria Geraffo (Los Angeles)
    Priscila Arguilez (Los Angeles)
    Janelle Cardenas (Los Angeles)
    Kailyn-Renai Daniel (Los Angeles)
    Tiffany Johnson (Los Angeles)
    Serena Sinisi (Los Angeles)
    DayDay Pathomphong Wannasilp (Los Angeles)

  • Shane Baker (Columbus)
    Mauritsa Borgia (Columbus)
    Cassanda Brown (Columbus)
    Tyra Cherry (Columbus)
    Cheyenne Clark (Columbus)
    Kathryn Cover (Columbus)
    Shannon Di Pietro (Columbus)
    Torre Elliott (Columbus)
    Daniel Evans III (Columbus)
    Sarah Gareau (Columbus)
    Gianni Hagans (Columbus)
    Allison Harris (Columbus)
    Kylee Saksa (Columbus)
    Cydney Simon (Columbus)
    Natalie Truex (Columbus)
    Elizabeth Vacca (Columbus)
    Thai Watson (Columbus)
    Shannon Williams (Columbus)
    Kerry Lott (Chapel Hill)
    Robin Miles (Chapel Hill)
    Megan Murphy (Chapel Hill)
    Sydnee Yates (Chapel Hill)
    Haley Brook (Los Angeles)

  • Laura Crosby (Columbus)
    Allison Harris (Columbus)
    Angela Harvey (Columbus)
    Keilia Johnson (Columbus)
    Maggie Mogan (Columbus)
    Jill Zettler (Columbus)
    Eileen Espinoza (Los Angeles)
    Fabiola Siewe (Los Angeles)
    Asia Walker (Los Angeles)

    Honorable Mentions:

    Cassandra Brown (Columbus)
    Tara Byers (Columbus)
    Nicole Cline (Columbus)
    Kathryn Cover (Columbus)
    Stormie Crews (Columbus)
    Lindsay Foraker (Columbus)
    Kelsie Hamby (Columbus)
    Paige Jones (Columbus)
    Naomi Lavertue (Columbus)
    Nicole Longenette (Columbus)
    Claire Wells (Columbus)
    Krista Bartik (Chapel Hill)
    Calvin Dean (Chapel Hill)
    Megan Radford (Chapel Hill)
    Jordan Stewart (Chapel Hill)
    Imani Cook(Los Angeles)
    Alexandria Kaishar (Los Angeles)
    Casey Wilson (Los Angeles)

  • Kaitlin Flynn (Columbus)
    Shane Goss (Columbus)
    Allison Myers (Columbus)
    Morghan Phillips (Columbus)
    Heidi Ruder (Columbus)
    Joy Salzwedel (Columbus)
    Skyler Stevens (Columbus)
    Kimberly Palmer (Chapel Hill)
    Latasha Wilson (Chapel Hill)
    Julia Lovetere (Los Angeles)

    Honorable Mentions:

    Brooke Backus (Columbus)
    Abby Clark (Columbus)
    Megan Cronewett (Columbus)
    Chelsea Hostetler (Columbus)
    Maggie Mogan (Columbus)
    Nicole Prochazka (Columbus)
    Audrey Quinn (Columbus)
    Sarah Loving (Chapel Hill)
    Fallyn Mireault (Chapel Hill)
    Maria Ansari (Los Angeles)
    Michaela Limur (Los Angeles)
    Dustin Michael Morris (Los Angeles)
    Stephanie Wilson (Los Angeles)

  • Arianne Garnica (Columbus)
    Morgan Kell (Columbus)
    Alexandra Romans-Carrel (Columbus)
    Morgan Hooks (Chapel Hill)
    Mike Sloan (Chapel Hill)
    Marquisa Gardner (Los Angeles)
    Hailey Hosford (Los Angeles)
    Genevieve Ung (Los Angeles)
    Julia Wilinski (Los Angeles)

    Honorable Mentions:

    Jalal Barwari (Columbus)
    Ashley Cornell (Columbus)
    Carly Rigg (Columbus)
    Kayla Roders (Columbus)
    Alexandra Sulainis (Columbus)
    Machaal Malik (Chapel Hill)
    Jenny Pizzo (Chapel Hill)
    Rachel Stroud (Chapel Hill)
    Emily Bredberg (Los Angeles)
    Davonte Blanton (Los Angeles)
    Leslie Change (Los Angeles)
    Stacey Wills-Smith (Los Angeles)
    Michelle Ocampo (Los Angeles)

  • April Boyd-Manring (Chapel Hill)
    Rebecca Thiel (Chapel Hill)
    Darby Wainwright (Chapel Hill)
    Kathy Kim (Los Angeles)

    Honorable Mentions:

    Jenna Crabtree (Columbus)
    Kassie Dehner (Columbus)
    Taylor Ferguson (Columbus)
    Destinee Hill (Columbus)
    Olivia Livengood (Columbus)
    Sherri Padilla (Columbus)
    Jamie Seabolt (Columbus)
    Yuliana Ibarra (Chapel Hill)
    Jamika Teel (Chapel Hill)
    Mayra Neyra (Los Angeles)
    Lizette Rodriguez (Los Angeles)
    Tames Scott (Los Angeles)
    Marva Stokes (Los Angeles)

  • Kristi Brown (Columbus)
    Ira Mitchel (Los Angeles)
    Katie Chomyn (Los Angeles)

    Honorable Mentions:

    Gabrielle Bui (Columbus)
    Timyka Diehl (Columbus)
    Jessica Goodall (Columbus)
    Jacob Harris (Columbus)
    Ocean Householder (Columbus)
    Courtney Bass (Chapel Hill)
    Jennifer Broders (Los Angeles)
    Dava Dick (Los Angeles)
    Melanie Fisher (Los Angeles)
    Stephanie Martinez (Los Angeles)
    Jenny Paget (Los Angeles)
    Sierra Wilcox (Los Angeles)
    Kandace Wilson (Los Angeles)

  • Mel Batie (Columbus)
    Rachel Congrove (Columbus)
    Megan McFadden (Columbus)
    Anna Habrat (Los Angeles)
    Stefano Lima (Los Angeles)
    Amanda McFaline (Los Angeles)

    Honorable Mentions:

    Vickie White-Callender (Columbus)
    Angela Dean (Columbus)
    Lakeisha Vaughn (Columbus)
    Renee Luken (Columbus)
    Sierra Ryals (Chapel Hill)
    Rachel Mazejka (Chapel Hill)
    Hannah Platt (Chapel Hill)
    Gabriella DeMarco (Los Angeles)
    Renee Gordon (Los Angeles)
    Porshawna Mosely (Los Angeles)
    Anna Pacino (Los Angeles)
    Raven Reynolds (Los Angeles)
    Marcela Stuart (Los Angeles)

  • Nick Haynes (Chapel Hill)

    Honorable Mentions:

    Jessica Dingess (Columbus)
    Nicole Ramsdell (Columbus)
    Jay Schnell (Columbus)
    Molly Wilson (Columbus)
    Nikita O’Leary (Chapel Hill)
    Taylor Lynch (Chapel Hill)
    Lauren Bartlow (Chapel Hill)
    Nadija Hanusic (Chapel Hill)
    Kerri Kunsman (Chapel Hill)

  • Liz Englehart (Columbus)
    Edmee Hadcock (Columbus)
    Thomas Risor (Columbus)
    Julie Sintic (Columbus)
    Eugenie (Nikki) Veronique Breault (Chapel Hill)
    Laurie  Hamilton Cutler (Chapel Hill)
    Delicia Destine (Chapel Hill)

    Honorable Mentions:

    Caitlyne Allbright (Columbus)
    Chandra Coffman (Columbus)
    Jessica Dalton (Columbus)
    Stephanie Garrett (Columbus)
    Colby McGuire (Columbus)
    Molly Payne (Chapel Hill)
    Kaytlyn Row (Chapel Hill)
    Sunni Epstein (Los Angeles)

  • Jaclyn Wilhelm (Columbus)
    Katie Autrey (Chapel Hill)
    Alessandra Garcia (Chapel Hill)
    Sarah Reynolds (Chapel Hill)
    Serena Woods-Miles (Chapel Hill)

  • Danielle Reavis (Chapel Hill)
    Kelly Sintay (Chapel Hill)

  • Kyria Checkler (Columbus)
    Kristen Austin (Chapel Hill)
    Fielding King (Chapel Hill)
    Ashton Taylor (Chapel Hill)
    Shelby Wise (Chapel Hill)

  • Melissa Feeney (Columbus)
    Heidi Griffith (Columbus)
    Svetlana Akulicheva (Columbus)
    Stephanie Key (Chapel Hill)
    Jennifer Panther (Chapel Hill)
    Jessica Savoie (Chapel Hill)
    Kelley Shaw (Chapel Hill)

  • Will Molden (Columbus)
    Natia Kanoun (Columbus)
    Emily Hazelbaker (Columbus)
    Brittany Hilbert (Columbus)

STAMP, SALON TODAY’s Annual Marketing Program

STAMP, SALON TODAY’s Annual Marketing Program takes “Show and Tell” to a national level by gathering and celebrating the best marketing and promotional ideas in the professional salon industry.

2016 WINNER – BRANDED SALON MATERIALS, BUSINESS CARD

Nurtur Aveda Institutes was recently honored by a national industry magazine for excellence in salon and spa marketing and promotion. The salon earned a STAMP award, which stands for Salon Today’s Annual Marketing Program, in the category of Business Card. Salon Today is the leading business management publication of the professional beauty industry.

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