Skills on show at Great Yarmouth College beauty contest

HAIR and beauty students at Great Yarmouth College put their creative skills to the test against the clock in its annual hair and beauty competition.

Eighty hairdressing and 40 beauty students competed to come up with the most imaginative, exotic and eye-catching styles using innovative styling techniques and make up.

Their themes were fantasy, avant garde and decades, and one trophy was donated by Gorleston hair salon Fusion in memory of Dominic Burt, a hairdressing student at the college killed last June in a motorcycle accident.

The day after the event, which took place last week, young apprentices on the 14-16 schools programme took part in their own competition at the college.

The results were as follows: Level 1 Beauty: 1 Amy Fish, 2 Paige Ching, 3 Aura Pukstaire. VRQ Level 2 Hairdressing: 1 Claire Bradley, 2 Jessica Irving, 3 Katie Lee.

VRQ Level 2 Beauty: 1 Krystina Harris 2 Kelly Eastwood, 3 Rebecca Clarke 4 Sian Williams. NVQ level 2 Hairdressing apprentices first year: 1 Zoe Jackson, 2 Sammi Youngs, 3 Hannah Rawling.

NVQ level 2 hairdressing apprentices second year: 1 Laura Kline, 2 Michelle Tayt. NVQ level 2 Hairdressing: 1 Becky Crane, 2 Tammy Gayson. VRQ Level 3 Hairdressers: 1 Amy Frost, 2

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Marta Lazaro, 3 Natasha Stewart.

NVQ level 3 apprentices: 1 Sheree Greenway, joint 2 Amelia Garwood and Amy Tinsley, 3 Donna Lewis.