$11,600 Raised at Parkland College Dollars for Scholars Golf Tournament

June 23, 2009 –The Parkland College Dollars for Scholars Golf Classic was once again a great success thanks to the support from many generous donors. Parkland College is happy to announce that the fourth annual Dollars for Scholars Golf Classic held on June 19th at Deer Park Golf Course in Yorkton raised $11,600.

Money raised at the tournament will go towards scholarships for College students entering into post-secondary programs at Parkland College explained Dollars for Scholars Chairperson, Alicia Myall. “The golf tournament is a significant part of the scholarship initiative and helps to create and encourage opportunities for students to stay in the region and study locally.” With the help of the Dollars for Scholar tournament, Parkland College was able to award $63,650 in scholarships this past year. Thanks to the success of this year’s tournament, the scholarship initiative will see a growth in the number of scholarships awarded in 2010.

RBC’s commitment to working with Parkland College as the major tournament sponsor, played a great role in the success of the tournament. As the tournament sponsor, RBC has committed to providing a $1,000 annual scholarship for 5 years for students enrolled in full-time business programs at Parkland College. In addition, RBC provided tremendous support during the golf tournament.

GX94 and The Fox 94.1 were also major supporters of the tournament. “Their involvement as media sponsors helped us to reach our goals in sponsorship, prize donations, and team recruitment”, said Alicia Myall. “It was a pleasure working with them as they helped to support and promote an important cause that will help strengthen and grow our scholarship program as well as encourage training opportunities in the region.”

Parkland College looks forward to seeing everyone at next year’s tournament scheduled for June 18, 2010.

144 golfers participated in the Dollars for Scholars Golf Tournament. Results from the tournament include:

  • Straightest Drive Men Hole #4 – Dennis Hughes
  • Straightest Drive Women Hole #4 – Val Pelletier
  • Closest to the Pin Men Hole #8 – Dean Redenbach
  • Closest to the Pin Women Hole #8 – Lynn Ferguson
  • Longest Drive Men Hole #13 – Stann Bobb
  • Longest Drive Women Hole #13 – Deb Pryslak
  • Longest Putt Men Hole #18 – Tom Cursons
  • Longest Putt Women Hole #18 – Lorrie Allison
  • Winner of the Putting Contest – Gwen Stewart
  • Winner of the Chipping Contest – Farrell Dodd
  • Lowest Scoring Team – Brian Cotton, Merv Beasley, Orest Nimetz and Neil Cotton – Kenville, MB
  • Water Holes #8 & #16 – Brennan Richards and Bonnie Grodecki
  • Sherring Gold Hole #9 – Ron Walton and Brian Pohorelic
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Parkland College Hairstylist Students Compete in “Fiercilicious” Hair Competition

Melville, SK – June 4,2009 — On June 4th, the Parkland College Hairstylist program held their fourth annual hair styling competition Fiercilicious. The “Fiercilicious” hair competition was a required component of the Hairstylist Program at Parkland College and provided the students with the opportunity to show their skills to peers, prospective employers and the general public.

Students competed in three categories – Avante Guarde and Fantasy, which were completed on mannequins and Ladies Daytime Trendy Makeover which was done on a live model.

Avante Guarde is an elegant evening up-do that is considered to look more extreme, trendy and “on the edge”, but with fashion sense. Hair, makeup, jewellery, and dress are all considered in the final look. Competitors completed their evening up-dos prior to the competition and were given 5 minutes to set-up and accessorize their mannequins.

Fantasy is hair prepared with a theme. Hair is designed, molded, and shaped into any form that depicts the theme. The fantasy style was inspired by the Rock ‘n’ Roll competition theme and mannequins were styled to a legend of the competitors’ choice. Mannequins were pre-done and competitors were given 5 minutes to set-up their mannequins before judging began. Fantasy designs at the competition included Bon Jovi, Kiss, Cindy Lauper, Joan Jett, Madonna, Tina Turner, and Twisted Sister.

In the third category, Ladies Daytime Makeover, competitors cut, colour, and style a live model which follows current or upcoming trends. The cut, colour, and “thermal set” portions of the competition were completed in the classroom prior to the competition. Competitors were then given 20 minutes to complete their comb outs.

Hairstylist Instructor Carmella Kirschman-Lutz explained “The judges look for hairstyles that show workmanship, suitability and creativity, have balance in the head form, shine in finishing, and if they used colouring, it had to be placed properly within the hairstyle and be rich and shiny. It’s very rewarding to have the students use the elements of hair design in their work and for the judges to tell me if something had “great balance” or nice “clean” workmanship. This year it was exciting to have a group of students bring in their Ladies Makeover Models for our 3rd competition category and completely change their looks. The students really stepped up and did an extremely good job. I was “wowed” by the work they did.”

Ladies Daytime Trendy Makeover
1st place – Deidre Kosheluk – Preeceville
2nd place – Danica Laurent – Regina
3rd place – Kristie Evanovich – Theodore

Avante Guarde
1st place – Deidre Kosheluk – Preeceville
2nd place – Rayanne Ottenbreit – Yorkton
3rd place – Kristie Evanovich – Theodore

Fantasy
People’s Choice – Deidre Kosheluk – Preeceville
1st place – Kristie Evanovich – Theodore
2nd place – Danica Laurent – Regina
3rd place – Amanda Bennett – Whitewood

 

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Viva La Hair Hair Styling Competition

On June 2nd, the Parkland College Hairstylist program held their third annual hair styling competition – Viva La Hair. The “Viva La Hair” hair competition was a required component of the Hairstylist Program at Parkland College and provided the students with the opportunity to show their skills to peers, prospective employers and the general public.

Students competed in two categories – Avante Guarde and Fantasy.

Avante Guarde is an elegant evening up-do that is considered to look more extreme, trendy and “on the edge”, but with fashion sense. Hair, makeup, jewellery, and dress are all considered in the final look. Prior to the competition the students were able to colour and set the mannequin heads. Then they were given 45 minutes at the competition to complete their up-dos.

Fantasy is hair prepared with a theme and was done on live models by teams of two. Hair is designed, molded, and shaped into any form that depicts the theme. Models were pre-done and competitors were given 20 minutes to prepare their models for viewing.

Hairstylist Instructor Carmella Kirschman-Lutz explained that although the students were working on mannequins in the Avante Guarde category, the style must be suiting to a person. “The judges look for a hairstyle that showed workmanship, suitability and creativity, had balance in the head form, shine in finishing, and if they used colouring, it had to be placed properly within the hairstyle and be rich and shiny”, stated Carmella Kirschman- Lutz.

Fantasy Winners
People’s Choice – “Under the Sea” by Kayla Hueser and Alicia Bellegarde
3rd Place – “Moon Goddess” by Jennifer Lockhart and Brandy Gilbey
2nd Place – “Geisha of the Milennium” by Melissa Yarotsky and Ashley Skowronski
1st Place – “Mistress of the Forest” by Cindy Kacsmar and Carrie Malainey

Avante Guarde
Honorable Mention – Brandy Gilbey
3rd Place – Amy Radom
2nd Place – Jennifer Lockhart
1st Place – Ashley Krochak

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