MARIE MASSEY, INSTRUCTOR
Marie Massey, Instructor

Education:

Rockmart High School May 1988

Cedartown School of Cosmetology

  • Master of Cosmetology

A & M University

  • Career Technical Education Level 1

Athens State University

  • Career Technical Education Levels 2-3

Apprenticeship:

Cherokee County Career & Technology Center, Brenda Woodall

Experience:

Over 30 years of private and public salon experience

Cosmetology
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The Cosmetology program focuses on the fundamentals of the profession enabling students to confidently begin working with hair, skin, and nails early in their training.

Technical skill development blends with applied sciences to guide them toward a successful career as a salon professional.

If you...

  • are creative

  • have a strong sense of beauty and fashion trends

  • are able to build rapport with customers

  • have good hand-eye coordination

you may enjoy this program.

Alabama Simulated Workplace
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Alabama Simulated Workplace shifts classrooms into a company setting that introduces students to business processes using distinct workplace components including:

  • time clock,

  • safety training,

  • company procedures and more.

SKILLS USA
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Alabama SkillsUSA provides students with job skills training & 21st Century employability skills.

Students can grow their technical and leadership skills through competitions, hands-on activities, and leadership development.

Alabama SkillsUSA
Cosmetology students compete

Students demonstrate skills in hair cutting, styling and long hair design.

All work is performed on mannequins.

Contestants create one 90-degree women’s haircut, one woman’s cut, and one man’s cut from a finished photo.

Alabama SkillsUSA
Students display their own creations using long-haired model heads

A display of creativity is seen in the long hair segment of the competition where these future salon professionals demonstrate their own design skills.

Alabama SkillsUSA
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SkillsUSA events allow students to showcase their skills, get feedback from industry leaders, and be rewarded for excellence.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT OCT 2021
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Student Spotlight November-December 2021
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Go Further with Articulated Credits
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Articulation is designed to create a smooth transition for students from secondary education to post-secondary education by awarding college credit for career/technical courses taken in high school.

Cosmetology currently offers:

  • 1 Articulation credit for Intro to Cosmetology.

SkillsUSA Local Competition April 2021
1st Place Theatrical Makeup Chloe Holland, Sand Rock

1st Place Theatrical Makeup Chloe Holland, Sand Rock

SkillsUSA Local Competition April 2021
2nd Place Theatrical Makeup Samantha Hulsey, Cherokee Co

2nd Place Theatrical Makeup Samantha Hulsey, Cherokee Co

SkillsUSA Local Competition April 2021
3rd Place Theatrical Makeup MeAnn Barrett, Cherokee Co

3rd Place Theatrical Makeup MeAnn Barrett, Cherokee Co

SkillsUSA Local Competition April 2021
1st Place Creative Updo Kiara Lynn Graham, Sand Rock

1st Place Creative Updo Kiara Lynn Graham, Sand Rock

SkillsUSA Local Competition April 2021
2nd Place Creative Updo Savannah Hooper, Cherokee County

2nd Place Creative Up do Savannah Hooper, Cherokee County

SkillsUSA Local Competition April 2021
1st Place Manicure & Nail Art Mariah Bentley, Cherokee Co

1st Place Manicure & Nail Art Mariah Bentley, Cherokee Co

SkillsUSA Local Competition April 2021
2nd Place Manicure & Nail Art Caitlyn Thacker, Spring Garden

2nd Place Manicure & Nail Art Caitlyn Thacker, Spring Garden

SkillsUSA Local Competition April 2021
3rd Place Manicure & Nail Art Faith Chamblee, Spring Garden

3rd Place Manicure & Nail Art Faith Chamblee, Spring Garden