Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes is excited to celebrate two who have been nominated for a North American Hairstyling Award (NAHA) for 2024. Anne Skubis Campus Director of Tucson, Arizona, is nominated in the makeup artist category and graduate Maddie Strom of Tucson, Arizona, is nominated in the student hair stylist category.

2024 NAHA Nominee Anne Skubis AIG Phoenix Student of the Year Cooper Brooks on Stage 2024 NAHA Nominee Maddie Storm


With campuses in Utah, Colorado, and Arizona, Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes prepares students for fulfilling careers in cosmetology, esthiology, and more.

What Is NAHA?

The North American Hairstyling Awards are the place for those in the beauty industry to shine. As one of the most respected professional beauty competitions, NAHA shows off the skills, creativity, and artistry of beauty professionals at the highest level. The competition showcases the nominees’ mastery of their skills, and the recognition is a true mark of a stylist’s success in the industry. Earning a nomination for a North American Hairstyling Award is truly an honor for anyone fortunate enough to be nominated.

The Professional Beauty Association puts on the NAHA awards every year, and the goal is to showcase the best in innovation and artistry in the beauty industry. The 35th annual North American Hairstyling Awards will take place June 2, 2024, at Premiere Orlando. All the finalists will gather at the Chapin Theater at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, to find out who will take the top honors. Throughout the years, Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes has had six students win the hairstyling category.

Anne Skubis Final Makeup Artist Pose for NAHA 2024 Anne Skubis Pose for NAHA Nomination 2024


Maddie Storm Final Makeup Artist Pose for NAHA 2024 Maddie Storm Pose for NAHA Nomination 2024

About Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes

The mission of Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes is to provide quality, professional education and training to help people pass state licensure exams. We do that by:

  • creating an environment of trust and respect
  • encouraging a commitment to teamwork
  • promoting personal and professional development
  • inspiring the continuous quest for knowledge and growth
  • inspiring greatness

We support our students and prepare them for successful careers in the beauty industry. We also enable them to provide services that exceed the guests’ expectations.

Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes also allows students to participate in events and competitions that allow them to have an edge over other students in the industry. Those opportunities include:

If potential students are worried about how to pay for their schooling, Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes offers financial aid to help fund your dream. Potential funding options for qualifying students could include:

  • Student loans
  • Grants
  • Scholarships
  • In-house financing
  • Assistance for veterans

Choose Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes’ Programs

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, we offer many programs that allow our students to pursue their dreams of working in the beauty industry. Programs we offer include:

  • Barber: Master the art of a perfect cut and close shave in this program.
  • Cosmetology: This program offers an education in hair, skincare, and nails, featuring cutting-edge instruction that keeps up with the latest trends.
  • Educator: If you are interested in becoming an instructor in the industry, this program is just for you.
  • Esthiology: Learn about skincare using plant-based and earth-friendly products. Our 600-hour program teaches students skills in facials, waxing and hair removal, makeup application, manicures, pedicures, and more.
  • Master esthiology: In this program, 1,200 hours of training build on the skills of an esthetician and include microdermabrasion, chemical exfoliation, and more.
  • Hairstyling: Learn all about styling, cutting, coloring, and more on men and women.
  • Massage therapy: Use the power of touch to help heal clients.

Students can enroll part-time or full-time.

If you’re interested in learning more about the beauty industry and our cutting-edge curriculum, contact our admissions and enrollment team or visit one of our locations in Denver, Colorado, Provo, Utah, or Avondale, Phoenix, or Tucson, Arizona.

Again, we want to congratulate Anne Skubis and Maddie Storm on their 2024 NAHA nominations. We wish you the best in Orlando in June!