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2014 Beacon Winners and Honorable Mentions Announced


Top cosmetology students from around the U.S. have been chosen to attend PBA Beauty Week as part of the 2014 Beacon program. 100 winners and 200 honorable mentions were announced Wednesday, May 15 through a short, exciting video that was posted on <link>PBA’s Beauty Week Facebook page.

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More than 900 students showed off their skills by applying this year to the Beacon program. Winners and honorable mentions were judged and selected by PBA members, including top manufacturers, distributors and licensed professionals from across the country.

This career-changing event takes place during PBA Beauty Week – July 12-15, 2014 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Beacon students will receive high-quality education to help jumpstart their careers.

Beacon winners receive full tuition and honorable mentions pay a small fee to attend. While at PBA Beauty Week, students get to explore the Cosmoprof North America trade show floor, be inspired by PBA’s Keynote speaker, Mark Cuban at PBA’s annual Business Forum and network with the industry’s top artists at the North American Hairstyling Awards.

To see a full list of the 2014 Beacon Winners and Honorable Mentions, go to

Follow along on Facebook and Twitter using #Beacon2014!


Beacon is part of PBA Beauty Week, North America’s largest, most inclusive beauty event, offering unlimited networking, education, and professional growth opportunities to all sectors of the beauty industry. PBA Beauty Week is produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and hosted by Cosmoprof North America.