AHS cosmetology graduate gets chair at hair salon

Robert Hundley

ALLIANCE – Tre’Vaughn Hawkins has known he wanted to cut and style hair since sixth grade. 

“I tried cutting my own hair and messed up,” he said. “So, I just started to keep trying, keep trying on my own head. Then my friends started letting me cut their hair.”

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Two years ago, Hawkins decided to enroll in the cosmetology program at Alliance High School. He graduated last spring with his cosmetology license. 

Now, the 18-year-old has his own chair at a hair salon in Alliance. 

What is the cosmetology program?

Alliance High School’s cosmetology class is a two-year, 1,500-hour program that teaches students a variety of skills in the beauty industry.

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