And The Winners Are...

The Sebastian What's Next Awards Regional Semi Final competition in Dallas, Texas brought together an amazing group of leading artists, educators, professionals, instructors and students. It was one of two regional programs leading up to the Miami National What’s Next Awards

The event included dynamic artistic presentations from Sebastian, Wella and Nioxin educators, followed by hands-on related workshops as well as a business building class focused on social media best practices.

Artistic Teams members included:


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Sebastian – Omar Antonio and Sasha Zoghi

Wella – Claudio Lazo and Brenton Lee

Nioxin – Diane Stevens

American Salon VP of Digital, Gordon Miller was on hand as part of the team of What’s Next Awards regional competition judges.  

Winners include:

Dallas Regionals First Place Honorees include:

Student: Chelsea Spruill - Ogle School 

Professional: Alisha Jurkeivcz - Red Stella Salon 

Affiliated Artist: Rachel Carr - Jose Luis Salon  

Dallas Regional Instructor of the Year: Lucy Valdez

The final Sebastian What’s Next Awards will be broadcast live from Miami on February 21, 2016.

About: The What’s Next Awards contest encourages new and established artists across North America to create daring hair fashion by expressing their talent through a one-of-a-kind styling competition.