2015 NATVA

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On Sunday July 19th 2015 contestants from the United States and Canada and top hair professionals from across North America came together for an unforgettable evening at The ARIA Hotel and Casino. 
During the live competition, finalists from the United States and Canada demonstrated their skill set and creativity in hopes of being crowned one of hairdressing's rising stars of the future. This year’s star-studded panel of judges included Whitney Port, Tabatha Coffey, Andy LeCompte, Eden Sassoon, Oscar Blandi and Frank Marasco

In addition to the live competition and awards, the evening showcased an inspiring line up of artistic presentations with  D&J Ambrose for Wella Professionals, Sebastian Professionals Creative Directors, Shay Dempsey and Michael Polsinelli and Sassoon Academy’s Mark Hayes, Traci Sakosits, Richie Rivera and Benjamin Ko, giving the North American audience a show to remember. The winners are on their way to represent the U.S. and Canada at the International Trend Vision Awards, staged in Berlin on November 22, 2015. 

Gold: Katie Manselle, Samuel Cole Salon, Raleigh, NC
Silver: Brenton Lee, Brenton Lee Salon, South Pasadena, CA 
Bronze: Michael Haase, Salon Platinum Black, Los Angeles, CA

Gold: Ilona Garson, Jet Black Hair & Studio, Ottawa, ON
Silver: Suzanne Pack, Texture Hair Salon, Ottawa, ON
Bronze: Damien Carvery, Texture Hair Salon, Ottawa, ON

Gold: Alisha Basham, London Hair Studios, Eugene, OR 
Silver: Erika Nash, Root Salon, Minneapolis, MN 
Bronze: Taylor Roles, Bijin Salon and Spa, Prairie Village, KS

Gold: Paige Ingram, Union Salon, Vancouver, BC
Silver: Vanessa Vandenbroucke, Olab Coiffeurs, Montreal, QC
Bronze: Cristina Prioletta, Salon Samuel Augustin, Montreal, QC

Gold: Julie Richard, John Ridgel’s Academy of Beauty, Temple City, CA
Silver: Elizaveta Solovyeva, Bellus Academy, El Cajon, CA 
Bronze: Randi Green, Ogle School, Fort Worth, TX

Gold: Angelica Grasso, Marvel Beauty, London, ON 
Silver: Michael Sauvagot, Donato Salon & Spa, Toronto, ON
Bronze: Melina Tzinevrakis, Studio Caract’hair, Cowansville, QC

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