La’ James International College celebrates Trend Vision every October at the Adventureland Palace Theatre in Altoona, Iowa.
Trend Vision is LJIC’s annual competition giving students the opportunity to compete in and experience a high energy, real world runway fashion show atmosphere.
Students from all eight campuses across Iowa, Nebraska and Illinois participated in a variety of themes and competitions. LJIC’s Iowa City campus took home the spirit award and Kyra Butts (LJIC-Des Moines) was named LJIC Trend Vision 2017 Overall Grand Champion.
“It was a huge success,” said Cynthia Becher, president and CEO of LJIC. “The students look forward to Trend Vision all year. They’re working to develop a keen eye for fashion trends and nurturing their creative talent. That’s what this event is all about, molding young people into skilled technicians. I already can’t wait till next year.”
Trend Vision is known for its inspirational speakers, free prize giveaways, high energy atmosphere, and industry VIPs such as representatives from Wella and CND.
“What an experience,” said Terri Hoffman, vice president of operations for LJIC. “These students are so talented and creative. There was awesome hair and awesome everything. The judges said all these students did an excellent job. We’re proud of them.”