CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology students vying for big opportunity

With graduation fast-approaching, competition at the CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology is heating up. Students in the school’s inaugural class are competing for two spots to be featured at the Armstrong McCall World’s Fair of Cosmetic Arts and Sciences on Sept. 8 and 9 in San Antonio, Texas.

The selected students will be on-stage with a featured hair artist and hair model for both days of the show. Their skills will be put to the test as they finish out an up-style on the model, and talk about the products being used for the final hairstyle, all in front of a live audience.

To aid in the selection, the CHI School is planning a student artist competition at Farouk Systems’ Pennbright Academy. Following their presentation, students will face a series of questions from a panel of judges comprised of Farouk Systems’ staff. The top two students will be chosen based on their presentation skills, artistic style and product knowledge.

In addition to the two featured student artists, other CHI School students will attend the event for a behind-the-scenes look at the cosmetology industry, including sales floor training, hairstyling and color techniques, and the opportunity to shadow artists during the classroom sessions for the hair show.

The CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology is currently accepting applications for its full-time and part-time programs. A state-of-the-art facility, now under construction, is slated for completion later this year.

Scholarships and financial aid are available to those who qualify. Prospective students can request additional information by calling 281.618.1169, or by visiting LoneStar.edu/CHIschool to begin the application process.

The expanded partnership with Farouk Systems has transformed one of the college’s longest-running programs into Houston’s premiere destination for cosmetology training. The new venture capitalizes on the world-renowned products and methods of Farouk Systems, and the college expertise in education and training. Graduates will be prepared to work in the most sought-after industry positions, and have an invaluable understanding of both client service and the manufacturing process.

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About Farouk Systems, Inc.
Farouk Systems, Inc. is a Houston based company that manufactures high quality professional hair care products by CHI™ and BioSilk®. Owned and operated by a team of hairdressers, the world-renowned company includes over 2,000 educators and sales its products in over 100 countries. In 1986, the inception of the company was due to a major breakthrough and it eventually created a revolution in the beauty industry. Farouk Systems went from inventing ammonia-free color, incorporating silk into hair care products, pioneering CHI™ thermal tool technology and hiring a former NASA Senior Scientist. For more information, log onto http://www.farouk.com.

About Lone Star College
Lone Star College-North Harris is the original college in the Lone Star College System family. Approaching 40 years of service, LSC-North Harris opened its doors in 1973 with cosmetology as one of its initial offerings. The college currently offers more than 100 programs of study, including university-transfer and numerous workforce education courses and programs. Classes are available days, evenings and weekends, in both traditional and online formats. With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. For more information visit LoneStar.edu/North Harris.