Richard Ward Hair & Metrospa host Apprentice of the Year 2014 awards

Richard Ward juniors

London salon Richard Ward Hair & Metrospa awarded their junior team members at their annual Apprentice of the Year ceremony as the culmination of an intensive year of education and assisting with the senior team.

The apprentices showcased their talents in a catwalk style presentation in front of a panel of judges as well as friends and family, with a brief to create a commercial look that reflected current trends whilst still being commercially accessible for clientele.

Richard Ward was joined on the judges panel by esteemed industry figures including award winning hairdressers Cari McCaffrey and Jo O’Neill from Toni & Guy, Catherine McMahon and Gill Pope from L’Oreal Professional, editor of Hairdressers Journal International Ruth Hunsley, and Sophia Hilton from Brooks & Brooks.

The winners included Elle Modlock for Apprentice of the Year Award, with runner up going to Sophie Jennings, while the Technical Achievement Award went to Elettra Guggeri, with Elle Modlock taking runner up place in this category, too.