GA beauty school students pamper local high schoolers headed to New York for national award show

ATLANTA — Students at a local beauty school, the Elaine Sterling Institute, are helping a couple of Georgia high-schoolers prepare for a national competition in the Big Apple.

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According to a press release from the institute’s spokesperson, two graduating seniors, Georgia Thomas at Greater Atlanta Christian School and Eli Talley of Ringgold High School, will represent the state of Georgia in the lead actor category at the 2022 Jimmy Awards, also known as the National High School Musical Theatre Awards, in New York City.


The Atlanta-based beauty school is pampering the young performers as a reward for their hard work in preparing for a national theater competition.

The two students are getting hair, makeup, and nail services done at the ESI salon before going off to Broadway.

The award show will be held June 27 on Broadway in New York City.

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