Saline Middle School Career Day

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Thursday, November 4th, Brown & DeLine had the privilege of presenting at Saline Middle School Career Day.

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The day was a huge success! Our group spoke to about 75 students about the beauty industry. We shared our stories of working in a busy, successful salon. We also showed a few quick braiding techniques on lucky volunteers.

When the students first entered the classroom, we were all standing in the front of the room while we blared a popular song. We stood still while they all got settled. After a few seconds I explained the importance of a first impression. I pointed out that in less than 9 seconds, they had decided what they thought about us. They had already formed ideas about how the next 25 minutes would be. I explained that even in 8th grade, they are making first impressions every day and will for the rest of their lives. Your appearance and the vibe you give off matter.

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The students were very receptive and asked a lot of great questions. We broke up the session with a little music. We had everyone stand up. Our own Brenda got everyone doing ‘the whip’.

We ended each session with a gift bag for each student filled with Brown and DeLine lotion, chapstick and a free haircut gift certificate.

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It was a great day to be a Saline Hornet!

 

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Cathy