Outstanding success again at the HBIA Awards

Outstanding success again at the HBIA Awards

Chisholm takes out 10 awards.


Chisholm’s Hair Beauty and Wellness has again shone at the annual Hair and Beauty Industry Association (HBIA) Awards, taking out a total of 10 awards at the event held in Melbourne this week.

Hair, Beauty and Wellness educator Lucia Poretti was awarded Educator of the Year, while nine students were recognised for their outstanding work.

Certificate III in Makeup

  • Encouragement Award – Isabella Scarvo
  • Winner – Hailey Domanski

Certificate IV Screen and Media

Winner – Shams Nazma

Diploma Screen and Media

Winner – Georgia Thomas

Educator of the Year – makeup

Winner - Lucy Poretti

Certificate III in Beauty

Winner – Simone Porianko

Certificate III in Hairdressing Fulltime

Winner – Kylie Jackson

Certificate III in Hairdressing Apprentice Stage 1

Encouragement award – Caitlin Weller

Barbering Apprentice Stage 2

  • Encouragement Award – Xavier Csuka-Knight
  • Winner – Jamie Willis

Hair, Beauty and Wellness Manager Lauren McCurley congratulated the students and Lucia on their success.

“It is a wonderful achievement for the students and for Lucy. Lucy is an integral part of the HBW team, a fantastic educator, mentor, nurturer and peer. Always stepping forward to assist staff and students ensuring that they achieve their goals. Lucy is also the driver behind Chisholm’s Industry recognition for makeup with her course content collaboration with Industry,” Lauren said.

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Allison Troth

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