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Winners Reach New Heights at the 2013 North America Trend Vision Awards

Thursday, July 25, 2013 7:15 am EDT



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LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Friday July 19, 2013 contestants from the United States and Canada and top hair professionals from across North America came together for an unforgettable evening at The Mirage Hotel and Casino. Over 2,000 attendees cheered for finalists competing for the Gold, Silver and Bronze in each of the Student, Young Talent and Color categories. The gold winners of the 2013 North America Trend Vision Awards, Rose Marie Corpuz of San Jose, CA (Young Talent), and Shirley Gordon of Wheaton, MD (Color Category) are now on their way to represent the USA at the International Trend Vision Awards. Representing Canada will be Lucy Zemba of Orillia, ON (Young Talent) and Fay Linksman of Toronto, ON (Color Category). The next International Trend Vision competition and celebration will be hosted in Frankfurt, Germany.

Wella Professionals annual International Trend Vision competition offers young stylists and talented colorists across the globe a chance to showcase their passion and talent to the world. One of the largest and truly international competitions of its kind, Trend Vision celebrates the skills of pioneering stylists with an inherent sense of originality. Stylists demonstrate their skills and creativity through their interpretation of one of the four Wella 2013 Trends created by Wella Professionals Global Creative Directors Eugene Souleiman and Josh Wood.

To watch the Wella’s 2013 North American Trend Vision Awards that was broadcasted LIVE from Las Vegas, visit

Bronze: Lisa Bryant – Hairroin Salon (Hollywood, CA)
Silver: Mariah Joseph – Blaze Color Salon (Coralville, IA)
Gold: Rose Marie Corpuz – UMBRELLA Salon (San Jose, CA)

Bronze: Fernando Monge – Heady Candy (Toronto, ON)
Silver: Sabrina Tremblay – Toque & Cie (Victoriaville, QC)
Gold: Lucy Zemba – Cavana Inn and Spa (Orillia, ON)

Bronze: A. J. Arleen Ledezma – Gadabout Salon Spas (Tucson, AZ)
Silver: Heather McGowen – Planet Salon (Beverly Hills, CA)
Gold: Shirley Gordon – Strands Hair Salon (Wheaton, MD)

Bronze: Damien Carvery – Texture Hair Boutique (Ottawa, ON)
Silver: Alina Friesen – A Michael Levine Salon Group (Vancouver, BC)
Gold: Fay Linksman – P&H Salon and Spa (Toronto, ON)

Bronze: Courtney Michaelis – Bellus Academy (Poway, CA)
Silver: Day Tresvant – Beau Monde Academy (Portland, OR)
Gold: Tiffany Bernard – Citrus Community College (Glendora, CA)


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Wella Professionals hosted the Fourth Annual North American Trend Vision Awards on Friday July 19th, 2013 in Las Vegas where Shirley Gordon was named the US Gold Winner in the Color Category with this breathtaking look. To see more, watch the show by visiting and visit (Image courtesy of Shirley Gordon; USA Gold Winner in the Color Category).