PBA Announces 2013 Minerva Beauty Cosmetology Scholarship Winners

Professional Beauty Association (PBA) awarded Shannon Braunschwieg, Randolph, WI, Sergio Estrada, Chicago, Erin Nieli, Lantona, FL, Tricey Wilks, West Lafayette, IN and Andrea Yocky, Venice, CA a $1,000 Minerva Beauty Cosmetology Scholarship.

"Minerva Beauty is honored to have this opportunity to provide cosmetology scholarships. Education plays a huge role in the beauty business, and we are thrilled to be able to support hard working students dedicated to their education," said Jay Rawl, President of Minerva Beauty, Inc.

More than 120 cosmetology students sent in their scholarship application along with a letter of recommendation and an essay answering the question “Why are you pursing a cosmetology degree and how will you use this degree to better the lives of others?” The winners will be honored at a scholarship presentation at the 2014 International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach. For more information, please visit probeauty.org/scholarships — C.G.