Annual Golden Scissors Awards Show a Cut Above Despite Hairy Weather

12/16/2013, 12:03 a.m.

Despite icy roads and snowy weather, hundreds of people from all over the country showed up to demonstrate their support for the 22nd Annual Golden Scissors Award – HairAfrica (The Great Hair Expedition) on December 8, 2013. The show took place at the Silver Spring Civic Building in Silver Spring, Maryland and there was standing room only during all three shows!!!

“It moved me to tears to see people come from every corner of the country to be a part of the show,” Glynn Jackson, the creator and founder of the Golden Scissors Awards, said. “We even had people come from overseas to attend the show. I am honored that people respect the work we have done in this community as well as internationally enough to come and show their love for the Golden Scissors Awards.”

The show was filled with lots of winners:

The BOBBI BOSS™ America’s Next Top Stylist Winners:

1st Place - Travis Douglas - Columbia SC

2nd Place - Doris Carr - Richmond, Va.

3rd Place - Casmeras Reavis - Philadelphia, PA

4th Place - Derick Watson – Atlanta, GA

Salon Presentation Winners:

1st place - Spice of New York - Marquitta Graham - Augusta, GA

2nd Place - FIFI Braids - The Ethiopian Master Hair Braider

3rd Place - Tanesha Hines For Posh Hair Salon

HairGAGA Winner: Avante Guarde' /Fantasy Category winner:

Marie Gardner - Newport News, VA

Weave Diva Winner:

LaShonda Green - Travis Douglas (Stylist) -Columbia, SC

Loc Star Winner:

Albertine African Hair Braider &

Reginald Ferrell- Shanti Walker-Madame Walker Braidery

GSA-2013- Barber Total Look Winner:

Christian Tillery – Baltimore, MD

Stage Competition Winner - Kidz Division

Donja Long - Traffic Salon – Baltimore, MD

Photos provided by:

Dina Dee and John Scott

And if you think this year's show was "over-the-top fabulous" don't miss the 23rd Annual Golden Scissors Awards - Hair Games next year! For more information please visit our website at www.goldenscissorsawards.com or email Glynn Jackson at glynnjackson@gmail.com. You can also call Antranett Waters at (202) 906-0680 or our national office (202) 452-7445 ext. 1.