Degrees and Certifications:
Katy Wilkerson started out as a Stafford High School Cosmetology student. After graduating, she began working behind the chair as a licensed cosmetologist. Following a couple of successful years as a young stylist she was asked to train for a week in Baltimore at the Goldwell Institute to become a Color Educator for her salon Corporation. Katy enjoyed her years in the cosmetology industry and fell in love with teaching and mentoring.
In 2004 Katy won 1st place and a $1000 cash prize in an Extreme Makeover Color Competition sponsored by Scruples Professional Salon Products, Inc. In 2005 her work was published in 2 salon books, Passion Color - Vol 6 and Passion Family - Vol 6, which were distributed internationally.
Katy continued developing her skills in the beauty industry by achieving licensure as a Master Barber and a Cosmetology and Barbering Instructor. She has taught Cosmetology and Barbering in the Adult Education Program at the Spotsylvania Career and Technical Center.
Katy completed classes at JMU and UVA to receive her Technical Professional Educator License, issued by the Virginia Department of Education, with endorsements in Cosmetology and Barbering. In addition to her teaching, Katy has managed two corporate salons.
Katy is thrilled to be back at Spotsylvania Career and Technical Center. She is the proud mom of a daughter and a son who are students in Spotsylvania County Public Schools.