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We work hard to make sure that Penrose is a great environment for learning, for personal development, and for building community, and we are very proud of the recognition that we receive for those efforts. Our recent awards include:

Modern Salon Logo

2017 WINNER

Modern Salon Magazine Excellence in Education Award for Top Nail Technician Program

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Better Business Bureau logo

2015 WINNER

Better Business Bureau of Greater Arizona Business Ethics Award

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Great Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Logo

2013 WINNER

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce IMPACT Award for Business of the Year

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Additional Awards and Recognitions

Modern Salon Excellence in Education Awards

  • Winner 2017
    Nail Technician Program
  • Winner 2016
    Technology
  • Winner 2015
    Marketing Innovation
  • Winner 2014
    Technology
  • Winner 2012
    Community Involvement
  • Finalist 2012
    Marketing & Community Involvement
  • Winner 2011
    Marketing & Technology
  • Winner 2010
    School Culture

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Impact Awards

  • Winner 2013
    Small Business of the Year
  • Winner 2013
    Response to Adversity

Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce Sterling Award

  • Winner 2009
    Small Business Category

Student Awards & Accomplishments

  • 33 Beacon Award winners
  • 9 Matrix ‘Spread The Love’ Contest winners & finalists, 2011 & 2012
  • 8 Vidal Sassoon Salon Bob Competition finalists
  • 2 Vidal Sassoon Bob Competition winners, winning lunch with Vidal Sassoon
  • 5 SportsClips Scholarship winners
  • 150+ National Technical Honor Society members
  • Participation in Scottsdale Fashion Week
  • Participation in Phoenix Fashion Week
  • Hair and Makeup styling / Annual Notre Dame Preparatory School fashion shows
  • Chosen to participate in editorial and runway show at Millennium Conference
  • Chosen to participate in hair & makeup styling for AACS Annual Convention
  • Hair and makeup styling for 20+ magazine covers and editorial spreads for azTeen Magazine
  • Chosen to participate in the “Beauty Changes Lives” presentation at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Phoenix, AZ