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World Renown Makeup Artist at International Academy


rachaelSpecial thank you’s to Ms. Rebecca Frye, our guest educator this week for our Advanced Makeup Artistry class! We were so blessed to have her hear all week sharing her talents with our class! She told me yesterday when she returns home Friday to Massachusetts she will be working makeup on the set of Johnny Depp’s newest movie, Black Mass. Her website can be found at . What an amazing person and awesome individual! I was honored to meet and spend a few minutes with her, can’t wait until she comes back for the next class!

Don’t Be Afraid

Advanced Makeup Artistry Program

Zombies have taken over International Academy!  Take a look at the awesome things our new Esthetics and Advanced Makeup Artistry students have been up to!  The class broke up into three teams, came up with a script and competed to create the Zombie character which was portrayed in the script.  The team that was most creative and who’s character closest resembled the scripts depiction won First Place!  The team of Kelly Parks, Eunice Balderas, and Kati Oddie told home first place.  Check out the rest of the competition and more awesome photos of the creativity in this class!


Cherie Tripp, Gwen Duzon-Cox, Cara Harris


Crystal Dodson, Candace Craigo, Raquel Martinez

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GED Scams Across America

gedThis ongoing problem facing America has finally been brought to light, thanks to the Today show.  One out of five US citizens do not have a high school diploma and many of them fall victim to enrolling in fraudulent GED or High School Diploma mills thinking they can achieve their dream of achieving a diploma. Continue reading