Winners of the 2016 North America Trend Vision Awards Announced

On Monday July 25th, 2016 contestants from the United States and Canada and top hair professionals from across North America came together for an unforgettable evening at The ARIA Hotel and Casino. Guests cheered for the finalists competing for the Gold, Silver and Bronze in each of the Student, Creative Vision and Color categories. Taking Gold for the U.S. were Cena Jordan in Color Vision, Alice Sadoyan in Creative Vision and Megan Hertle in Student. Taking home top honors for Canada were Suzanne Pack in Color Vision, Frank Dicintio in Creative Vision and Adelaide Anacleto in Student. The North American gold winners of the 2016 North America Trend Vision Awards, Cena Jordan of Las Vegas, NV (Color Vison), and Alice Sadoyan of Los Angeles, CA (Creative Vision) will join Canadian winners, Suzanne Pack of Ottawa, ON (Color Vision) and Frank Dicintio of Woodbridge, ON (Creative Vision) on their way to represent the U.S. and Canada at the International Trend Vision Awards, staged in Barcelona in November 2016.

During the live competition, finalists from the United States and Canada demonstrated their skill set and creativity in hopes of being crowned one of hairdressing's rising stars of the future. Finalists brought their artistic interpretations to life for a panel of leading industry experts. This year’s experienced panel of judges included Sergei Bancells, Larissa Love, Kiyah Wright, Stephan Wierzbicki, Martino Cartier and Jason DeCaprio. Judges evaluated each look based on criteria specific to the finalists’ category (Student, Creative Vision or Color) critiquing overall look, technique and creative expression.  

In addition to the live competition and awards, the evening showcased an inspiring line up of artistic presentations from some of the best hairdressing talent the industry has to offer. Frank Apostolopoulos presented the CASE STUDY collection for Wella Professionals, Sebastian Professional Creative Directors, Michael Polsinelli and Shay Dempsey showcased their new collection ECLECTIC and Team North America “The Individualists”, Claudio Lazo, Marylle Koken, Alexandra Matiz and Diane Stevens showcased the IMAGINIQUE collection giving the North American audience a show to remember. 

COLOR VISION USA
Gold: CENA JORDAN, TEASE BOUTQIUE SALON, LAS VEGAS, NV
Silver:  JADE DEVERATURDA, UMBRELLA SALON, SAN JOSE, CA
Bronze:  RAVEN CAMACHO, TARVER HILL SALON, AUSTIN, TX 

COLOR VISION CANADA
Gold: SUZANNE PACK, STUDIO ME HAIR DESIGN, OTTAWA, ON 
Silver: VICKY BUSQUE, TOQUE & CIE, DRUMMONDVILLE, QC
Bronze:  ADRIANA DICINTIO, SALON GABOA, WOODBRIDGE, ON

CREATIVE VISION USA
Gold: ALICE SADOYAN, SALON PLATINUM BLACK, LOS ANGELES, CA 
Silver: BRADFORD HOLSHOUSER, BEAUX ART SALON, CHAROLLETE, NC
Bronze: ERICA CAMPOS, MARIO TRICOCI, CHICAGO, IL

CREATIVE VISION CANADA
Gold: FRANK DICINTIO, SALON GABOA, WOODBRIDGE, ON 
Silver: ILONA GARSON, JET BLACK HAIR & STUDIO, OTTAWA, ON 
Bronze: SABRINA FETTERKIND, SUPERNOVA SALON, VANCOUVER, BC  

STUDENT USA    
Gold: MEGAN HERTLE, HAYS ACADEMY, SALINA, KS
Silver: VIOLET CAMPBELL, OGLE SCHOOL, HURST, TX
Bronze: MICHA JOHNSTON, HAYS ACADEMY, HAYS, KS

STUDENT CANADA
Gold: ADELAIDE ANACLETO, SALON GABOA, WOODBRIDGE, ON
Silver: MICHAEL KANE, THE HEADROOM SALON & SPA, ST. JOHN’S, NL 
Bronze: LAURA CHAAR, STUDIO ME HAIR DESIGN INC, OTTAWA, ON

PRIZES FOR NATVA WINNERS: 

Color Vision Gold (1st place prize)
•    Represent the country at the International Trend Vision Competition 
•    Work backstage at New York Fashion Week (NYFW)
•    Participate in an editorial photo shoot  

Creative Vision Gold (1st place prize)
•    Represent the country at the International Trend Vision Competition 
•    Participate in an editorial photo shoot  

Student Gold (1st place prize) 
•    Attend the International Trend Vision Competition 
•    Participate in an editorial photo shoot 

Color Vision, Creative Vision, Student Silver and Gold (2nd and 3rd place prize) 
•    $1,000 gift card for Wella Education (Silver)
•    $500 gift card for Wella Education (Bronze) 

About WELLA, Salon Professional unit of Procter & Gamble
Wella has been at the heart of hairdressing since its inception in 1880, passionately shaping the salon professional industry through ground-breaking innovation, creative inspiration, expert education and close salon partnerships. Wella’s portfolio of leading and trusted brands includes Wella Professionals, Sebastian Professional, Sassoon Professional, Clairol Professional, Nioxin and System Professional. Our products and services are distributed in more than 100 countries across the world, making hair color, care and styling dreams real every day for millions of stylists and their clients worldwide. For additional information about Wella, please visit www.wella.com

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