DRAKE STATE COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE CAREER SERVICES HOSTS DRESS FOR SUCCESS FASHION SHOW
Huntsville, AL –
As part of its Career Development Month, the offices of Career Services and Counseling Services at J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College hosted a fashion show entitled, “You Got the Look: Dress for Success Fashion Show” on October 12, 2016. The fashion show showcased professional appearance and attire and tips on how to make a good first impression.
Student models from various disciples showcased career appropriate fashions for their particular majors. Programs of study that were highlighted included Office Administration, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Nursing, Engineering Graphics, Business Management, and Cosmetology. The show also consisted of student models who showcased the complete professional look to include hair, makeup, and grooming.
The fashion show was an opportunity to educate students on how to dress for success in various work settings and to emphasize the importance of making a great and lasting first impression. Drake State wants their students to be fully prepared for making the transition into their careers, and it all begins with a solid understanding of achieving the professional look.
There was great support and participation from the faculty and staff of the Drake State campus. Mr. Ben Battle, Salon Management Instructor, presented highlights about the Salon Management Program and reminded students of the importance of professional image and grooming. Mrs. Pamela Little, Career Placement Coordinator, presented on “Making a Good First Impression.”
Students L to R: Ashley Benford-Office Administration Major, Jarrad Jenkins-Engineering Graphics, Ernestine Adams-Culinary Arts, Arlene Williams-Business Administration, Pamela Little –Career Placement Coordinator, Perry Logan-Barbering Technology, Tralanda Tate-Barbering Technology, Terri Hayes-Nursing, and Ariel King-Business Administration.