Camryn Pressman – Cosmetology
This award is sponsored each month by EASTERN’s faculty, Joint Operating Committee and the Willow Grove Rotary Club to highlight student excellence, success and service. This month Camryn Pressman was selected. She is a senior at Lower Moreland High School and is being honored for his work in EASTERN’s Cosmetology program.
- When Camryn was in tenth grade, she attended an EASTERN presentation at Lower Moreland High School, and then visited EASTERN to learn more about the Cosmetology program. As someone who has always had an interest in the skincare and beauty field, Camryn found the Cosmetology program to be a great fit for her.
- At EASTERN, Camryn is a student ambassador who speaks on behalf of her program at recruitment events.
- After graduation from Lower Moreland High School and EASTERN, Camryn plans to attend Temple University for Business Management. Her goal is to start off working at a salon, and eventually open her own.
- Outside of school, Camryn works part-time as a Shampoo Technician at Renee Foxx Salon.
- Camryn is the Cosmetology program Class Representative for SkillsUSA, and was selected by her instructors to attend the Career and Technical Student Organization Leadership Conference for the past two years in a row.
- Camryn is Student Representative for the Cosmetology program’s Occupational Advisory Committee, where she provides a student perspective on program upgrades and decisions.
- Camryn has earned many industry-standard certifications, including several Pravana Hair Color certifications, and her Barbacide certification which indicates her dedication to infection control in salons, spas, and barbershops. She has also attained the Careersafe Interview Skills Training certification.
- Last year, at EASTERN’s virtual Awards Night, Camryn received the Cosmetology Outstanding Junior Award.
- At Lower Moreland, Camryn has been on the honor roll since 2017, and participated in Mini THON in 2018 and 2019. Mini-THON is an official part of the Penn State Dance Marathon, in which proceeds go to help fight pediatric cancer at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.