|Nikki Lykens||Ann Thomas|
[LEWISBURG, W. VA.] Dawn Nycole (Nikki) Lykens and Ann Thomas have joined the full-time faculty of the New River Community and Technical College School of Cosmetology, which is located at the Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg, W. Va. Both had previously been teaching part-time in the program.
Lykens is a visiting instructor of cosmetology. She is a graduate of the Beckley Beauty Academy and is currently pursuing an associate degree in business marketing from New River. She was a self-employed nail technician for 10 years before joining the college.
Thomas is a visiting instructional specialist of cosmetology. She attended the Huntington School of Beauty Culture and has completed training in cosmetology. She has 23 years of experience owning and working in salons and most recently was a continuing education instructor for the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists.
New River offers a two-year cosmetology degree and certificates in nail care technician and esthetician. For further information about the program, contact the Greenbrier Valley Campus at (304) 647-6560.
New River Community and Technical College is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. It serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from five locations: Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville), Beckley Campus, Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg) and the Advanced Technology Center (Ghent). Administrative offices are located in Beckley.