LAMAR, CO – Lamar Community College welcomes Kendra King as the new full-time faculty member and department head of Cosmetology. King, who has worked in the beauty industry for over 10 years, will bring a wealth of knowledge to the program at LCC.
King is a certified cosmetologist, licensed in Kansas and Colorado, and she plans to obtain her barbering license as well. She has already worked with LCC as an instructor for the Nail Tech program, and is excited to take on the new title.
King currently works at the Hair Gallery in Lamar, and she is looking forward to transitioning her career from industry to teaching.
“Even when I was in school, I knew that I wanted to teach,” she said. “But I also knew I needed some time in the industry in order to be successful as a teacher. I’ve always wanted to start teaching but I wanted to make sure I had the years in the field and experience necessary to pass that information along to my students.”
“I would like to say thank you to Kaitlin Emick for all her hard work on the program and for the legacy that she’s leaving behind,” King said. “She’s made some great changes within the program recently and I look forward to continuing to build on her successes.”
King is working towards strengthening the Cosmetology department and furthering its…
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