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JCI Makeup Talk: 7 JCI Students to Compete in IMATS Battle of the Brushes


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It was an exciting day at JCI as the decision came from IMATS announcing the finalists for this year’s Battle of the Brushes.

We are proud to announce that an unprecedented SEVEN JCI students and recent grads have been selected to compete in the marquis event at IMATS Vancouver in the Vancouver Convention Centre West Hall B on May 30 and 31, 2015.

A huge congratulations goes out to:

Beauty/Fantasy Category:

Michael Fels – Finalist Kiera Bowman – Finalist Sarah Rollins – Runner-up Finalist

Character/Prosthetics Category:

Christina Thunder – Finalist Amy Kikkert – Finalist Jaclyn Hachey – Finalist Susana Icelo – Finalist Angelina Alvaro – Finalist

(Click on the students’ names to visit their Instagram pages)

The number of finalists from JCI is really significant as there are only 8 competitors in each category. The Character/Prosthetics Category will compete on Saturday, May 30th, and the Beauty/Fantasy Category competition will take place on Sunday, May 31st.

We are so proud of all of our students and grads who took the leap and submitted an entry. If this wasn’t your year, we encourage you to apply for the next Battle of the Brushes!

~Jennine Cook, JCI’s Makeup Program Industry Liaison

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