June 17, 2008
hair styling apprentices take part in beauty show
young Burnham-On-Sea hair stylists were among 30 'apprentices'
who took part in a hair and beauty show held on Monday evening
(June 16th) to shine the spotlight on the talents of those being
trained at Weston College's Business Enterprise Centre.
women - Chelsea Tilley, Laura Carberry and Kristina Gergo from
Burnham - took part in the 'Apprentice Celebration Evening' at
Cadbury House Hotel Health Club near Congresbury.
Hayley McKinstry, Work-based Co-ordinator for Hair and Beauty
for the Business Enterprise Centre, said the event had been a
great success: "We organised the event for people in the
area to see how talented our apprentices are and to find out how
apprenticeship training can help businesses and young adults."
well as the hair and beauty show, where Apprentices were assessed
by four judges from the industry, the Apprentice Celebration Evening
also included a demonstration from two catering Apprentices.
chefs Andy Woodly and James Day, who work under Gordon Ramsay-trained
Head Chef Mark Veale at the health club took to the stage to show
off their culinary skills to guests at the event along with BBC
TV presenter Susan Osman and the Chairman of North Somerset Council,
Councillor Ian Porter.
College's Performing Arts students opened and closed the event
with a dance show and they also performed live music during the
the event, the Business Enterprise Centre helped raise money for
Weston Hospicecare. Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes
designed for employees aged 16 and above.
above are apprentices Kristina Gergo and Laura Carberry, with
model Hannah McKenzie and fellow Apprentice Chelsea Tilley with
their Evil Barbie creation at the Apprentice Celebration Evening.