Edison Cosmetology Students to Open the Edison Salon and Offer a Variety of Services on December 6

Courtesy of Edison Salon

Thomas Edison High School of Technology is unique among Montgomery County public high schools. Students enrolled in all MCPS comprehensive high schools may apply for enrollment in one of Edison’s eighteen highly acclaimed career and technology education programs. The Cosmetology students will be opening the Edison Salon (12501 Dalewood Dr. Silver Spring MD 20906) on Wednesday, December 6 to hold a SkillsUSA fundraiser. From 8:30am until 8:30pm, the student operated salon will offer limited services for $20 each, such as:

• haircuts
• blowdry
• hot oil manicure
• curls
• manicure
• waxing
• fashion color hair
• styling-curling or straightening
Salon services are performed by cosmetology students, under the close supervision of teachers who are licensed cosmetologists. Cosmetology teachers, Mrs. Toni Quan and Mrs. Leslie Garcia, ask anyone interested to be patient with students as they hone their skills. “Our students are heading to States for SkillsUSA. At States, they will compete with other counties in the state of MD. The top for each competition will move on to Nationals and represent the State of MD in that competition. We have students competing for Cosmetology (hair), Esthetics, Nails, Barbering, Action Skills, Customer Service and Extemporaneous Speech”, Garcia tells us. “Think of this as the Olympics for Career and Technology Education. Students earn even earn gold, silver, and bronze medals. Additional info in the flyer below:

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