alumni spotlight may 2017

"Ashley Leiby: Class of 2012 (West Perry High School, Cosmetology)

"Hanna Hoffman: Class of 2015 (West Perry High School, Cosmetology)


Ashley Leiby is a 2012 graduate of CPAVTS's Cosmetology Program and West Perry High School. Hanna Hoffman is a 2015 graduate of CPAVTS's Cosmetology Program and West Perry High School as well.

These ladies recently visited their previous program area at Cumberland Perry. They spoke to current CPAVTS students in cosmetology and shared their industry input, representing their current employers.

They were both gracious enough to also be our final alumni spotlights for this school year.


Describe the company or industry in which you currently work.

“Holiday Bronze.”- Ashley Leiby         

“So much fun! Hard work, educational and rewarding.”- Hanna Hoffman


What is your job title and what do you do?

“Stylist.”-Ashley Leiby

“Hairstylist, color hair, perm, cut, face wax.”- Hannah Hoffman


What additional education and training did you receive after leaving CPAVTS? Where did you receive it?

“Training through Regis/Holiday Bronze.”- Ashley Leiby

“Regis offers chemical classes, hair cutting classes.”- Hanna Hoffman


How was Cumberland Perry different than your regular high school?

“It was more helpful with my career choice.”- Ashley Leiby

“More straight forward and focused on what you want.”- Hanna Hoffman


How has your industry changed since your time at Cumberland Perry?

“In the case of the cosmetology industry, it changes every day.”- Ashley Leiby

“Longer hours, time efficiency and more clients.”- Hanna Hoffman


What is your favorite CPAVTS memory?

“There are so many favorites to try to pick one.”- Ashley Leiby

“The competitions”- Hanna Hoffman