Saltash students celebrate successful charity calendar
By Em_Williams | Friday, March 08, 2013, 16:43
A charity calendar, put together by hairdressing students at Cornwall College Saltash, is proving to be a cut above the rest. Launched in January it has been sold to raise money for Bowel Cancer West.
Cornwall College Saltash Tutor Gina Reed, far left, with students and Hairdressing Technician Jo Cox
The calendars, which were funded by the College, were sold for £3 each and with all proceeds from sales, as well as other donations, the group are hoping to have raised in excess of £200.
The students, who are all studying NVQ Level 3, spent time last year creating a range of styles that were then included in a photo shoot for their portfolios.
They then decided to use the images to create a calendar showing off their hairdressing skills while also raising money for a good cause.
Student Tahlia Lane from Launceston said: "It was great to see our work featuring in the calendar and we are all really proud to have been able to use this as a way to support a great charity. They have sold really well, especially to friends, family and staff here at the College."
The group's tutor Gina Reed said: "We were thrilled with how the calendar looks and I'm really proud of all the hard work the students and their models put in. It has been a real success and it has been great seeing it hanging in offices all around the College."
Head of College Andrew Counsell added: "The sale of the calendars has raised a fantastic amount for charity and it has also managed to demonstrate the skill of our hairdressing students and their creativity and flair."