Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) is being recognized nationally for its excellent infection control standards and dedication to the Barbicide Certification Program.
MSC was awarded the Barbicide Sapphire Award Nov. 16 at our Woodbury location, 1750 Weir Dr #3, Woodbury, MN 55125. The school is being recognized for having the most participants in the barbicide online learning course and for consistently utilizing the tools given in the course.
There is only one winner in each category for the national honor. MSC was the winner of the medium school/small category.
“MSC demonstrated they are one of the leaders in the county when it comes to proper sanitation,” Alan Muphy, President of BlueCoBrands, said. He presented the award.
“Receiving the Sapphire award is such an honor. Our Woodbury school manager, Josh Luhmann-Woodbury, has worked very diligently with our students on safety and sanitation. Our students’ dedication to keeping our campus clean and our clients safe is to be commended,” said campus director, Jill Hocking.
Several criteria were taken into account when selecting winners for this award which include, the number of students certified, school size/type, certification type, school program participation length, and general application.
“Completing the barbicide online learning course sets MSC students ahead of other cosmetology students, by ensuring that all of its students are fully prepared with the knowledge needed to be successful in the hair industry. The number one key to their success in the salon will start with their sanitation and disinfestation standards,” Lumann-Woodbury said.
“Nothing is more important in cosmetology school than education about proper infection control, and learning about the risks of dangerous pathogens. While it may not be the most glamorous thing taught at school, infection control can make or break a professionals’ career,” according to Barbicide.
MSC will receive an optional onsite training along with the award.