If you’ve been a customer of Renaissance Salon & Spa in Fond du Lac during the past year, chances are you’ve either heard the cheery voice of or seen the smiling face of Myranda Abhold. She’s a cosmetology student here at Moraine Park, and here’s a little insight into her journey into this career field, in her own words:
Tell us about yourself:
My name is Myranda and I am a graduate of WLA (Winnebago Lutheran Academy. I was raised in rural Campbellsport and recently moved to FDL.
What program have you studied at MPTC and why:
I study Cosmetology and I chose this field because I have always loved hair and make-up and I enjoy working with people.
What are our plans after graduation:
I have already been hired at Renaissance Salon & Spa in Fond du Lac. I have been there for over a year as a receptionist and will be starting as a stylist upon graduation.
What aspect of your education made the biggest impact on you?
My education has made me realize how much time an effort goes into being a Cosmetologist. This has been the hardest year so far, but I am so happy I am doing this.
What advice would you give someone considering college/your program?
I would tell them to be prepared to spend a lot of time outside of school working on their skills and to look at every mistake as a learning experience.
To learn more about Moraine Park’s cosmetology program – as well as all the career options available at our college – visit morainepark.edu/programs for more info!