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Jessica Reddon, Director


“Ask questions, experiment as much as you can as a student and have fun!"
 
Favorite clothing/accessory in your closet: my red eyeglasses
Favorite food: butter chicken
If you could makeover anyone, who would it be? Drew Barrymore
 
Jessica is a graduate from MC College’s Hairstyling program. As our graduate and a Journeyman certified Hairstylist, she has come full circle. From 2008 to 2013, she was a Hairstyling Instructor. Jessica has completed the Instructors Development Program through the National Association of Career Colleges, and has completed workshops on leadership and conflict resolution skills. In addition to her Hairstyling background, Jessica is a Certified Production Accountant through the Canadian Association of Petroleum Production Accounting program at SAIT. Before returning to the MC Team, Jessica worked at Imperial Oil as a Payable Analyst, and worked her way up from Stylist to General Manager at Great Clips. 
 


Diana OpdenDries, Administrator


“Don’t be afraid to take risks! Even if it doesn’t work out as planned, it will be a valuable experience”. 
 
If you could makeover anyone, who would it be? Emma Watson
Beauty must-have products: Black mascara and blush
Favorite clothing/accessory in your closet: my big comfy black cardigan
 
Diana graduated with an Esthetics Diploma in 2013. She also attended Red Deer College where she majored in Psychology in the Bachelor of Arts program. From Esthetician to Spa owner and Instructor, she has worked at West Park Studio and Spa in Red Deer, and at Stone House Spa in Sylvan Lake. Throughout her career, Diana has obtained certification in lash extensions through International Beauty Services and Madame Lash, and body sugaring through Alexandria Professional.  She also has sales, inventory and managerial experience working in retail stores such as Suzy Shier, Pseudio Clothing, La Senza and Quark Shoes.
 


Taryn Szautner, Enrolment Coordinator


“Take advantage of the tools, resources and help available to you!”
 
Top 3 things on your bucket list: Attend New York Fashion Week, go whale watching and try out cliff diving.
Favorite food: Nachos.
If you could makeover anyone, who would it be? Tim Gunn.
 
Taryn is a graduate from MC College’s fashion program in Edmonton. Her love of fashion started at a young age. Growing up, she remembers filling sketchbooks with fashion sketches and fabric swatches. Since graduating, she has worked in retail and sales at Simons, and Scotch & Soda. 
 


Sarah Curle, Hairstyling Instructor


Take one day at a time and celebrate something positive each day
 
Top 3 things on your bucket list: Travel to tropical beaches like The Dominican, Cuba, Hawaii....Take a cruise, See Paris, Greece..
Favorite food: all kinds of pasta!
If you could makeover anyone, who would it be? my Mother
 
Sarah is a Red Seal certified Hairstylist with over 14 years of experience in the industry. Prior to MC College, Sarah worked at Great Clips for 11 years. She has gained valuable knowledge by attending industry seminars such as Redken’s advanced color and styling class, barbering workshop hosted by Phillip Elliott and a Great Clips salon management course. As a Hairstyling Instructor, Sarah looks forward to helping students gain the confidence and technical skills they need in Hairstyling.


Judy Craveiro, Hairstyling Instructor


“I’m excited about my position because I cannot wait to make other individuals feel about our industry and embrace it and be successful just as my instructors did for me...my work ethic and respect for the industry is this way because of them!”
 
If you could makeover anyone, who would it be? Charlize Theron
Favorite food: it's a tie between chicken wings and pasta
What's on your bucket list? To visit São Miguel in the Açores where my family is from
 
Judy graduated with an Esthetics and Hairstyling diploma in Halifax. Soon after graduating in 2010, she started her career at Chatters as an Esthetician and worked her way up as a Service Manager. In 2013, Judy placed in the top three for a Chatters regional makeover competition. She has completed advanced training through Dermalogica, nail art class through Mindy Hardy and workshops focused on marketing and building a clientele.
 


Dragana Rowlandson, Hairstyling Instructor


“be creative and have fun and never lose the passion for what you do”
 
Favorite food: anything spicy!
If you could makeover anyone, who would it be? My mother in law
Top 3 things on your bucket list: go skydiving and travel to Fiji and Europe.
 
Dragana is a graduate from MC College’s hairstyling program. She has taken advanced color courses with Redken and product knowledge training with AG, Paul Mitchell and Dermalogica. From master stylist to barber, she has worked at Tommy Guns, Chatters and DC Hair. 
 


Destiny Normand, Esthetics Instructor


“always persevere in pursuit of your passion for the industry and always continue educating yourself”
 
Favorite food: steamed broccoli seasoned with Braggs amino acids
Beauty must-have product: a good facial serum
What's on your bucket list? travel to Finland
 
Destiny is a graduate from MC College’s Esthetics program. She has extensive knowledge and advanced training in many areas including: microdermabrasions, chemical peels, CoolSculpting, KineLift, DermaLift, iontophoresis and sonophoresis. Prior to joining the MC College team, she was a Medical Esthetician at the Age Management Institute. From 2010 to 2014, she was a Manager, Educator and Esthetician at Skoah Spa. Destiny has completed an advanced skincare workshop through Dermalogica and has traveled to San Francisco, California to attend a CoolSculpting workshop
 
 


Kiyana Betsaka, Salon & Spa Coordinator


“make mistakes, try something new. There are always new and exciting techniques to learn.”
 
Beauty secret: Have a good skincare routine. 
Favorite food: Sweet potato fries.
Favorite item in your wardrobe: Black leggings. They go with everything! 
 
Kiyana has an esthetics diploma from MC College and a hairstyling diploma from Blanche MacDonald. Before joining the MC team, she worked at Beautymark Salon as a stylist and at Skoah as a skincare technician and educator. 
 


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