Matrix Announces 2012 Spread the Love Winners

The Matrix 2012 Spread the Love Ambassadors, clockwise from top: Natalie Fox, Todd Kane, Suzy Henningsgard, Timmy Willy, Joshua Falewitch and Meredith Tye

The 2012 Matrix Spread the Love Ambassadors have been chosen. The six recent cosmetology school grads are sharing their enthusiasm for the beauty industry and soaking up knowledge by visiting 50 salons and schools, as well as other destinations, across the country. The winners are: Joshua Falewitch, 21, Xenon International Academy, Omaha, NE; Natalie Fox, 23, Kohler Academy, Scottsdale, AZ; Suzy Henningsgard, 26, Aveda Institute, Minneapolis; Todd Kane, 43, Kohler Academy, Scottsdale; Meredith Tye, 25, Caldwell County Community College and Technical Institute, Hudson, NC; and Timmy Willy, 21, Lafayette Beauty Academy in Lafayette, IN. The company received more than 200 entries for the competition, now in it’s second year, and a panel of esteemed judges including American Salon’s Lotus Abrams and Matrix staff selected the winners after culling through the 20 finalists’ essays and video entries and meeting them in person for a final round of interviews in New York City. “We had so many amazing candidates and I can’t begin to describe how difficult it was to choose,” said Matrix Marketing Director Yaniv Shapira. “But after just one day, it was clear that these six are an amazing group.” Follow the journey at    


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