Joseph Varsallone, Mayor of the City of Margate Addresses Graduating Class of the American Institute School of Wellness and Beauty

June 17, 2010, Margate, FL – Gussie Wilkins-Holmes, Campus President, of American Institute School of Wellness and Beauty stated, “Our graduation on Friday was an exciting event,” and she thanked the Mayor of Margate for addressing the graduating class.  She added, “The graduates found his speech inspiring, motivating, and inspirational.  He clearly understands why the professions of Massage Therapy, Skin Care and Cosmetology are so important to our society as a whole, and his encouraging words allowed our graduates to feel appreciated by the Mayor and by the City of Margate.”

The commencement ceremony took place on June 11, 2010 at the Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in Coral Springs, Florida.  There were 140 graduates that received their diplomas in programs varying from Massage Therapy, Skin Care and Cosmetology.  Mrs. Wilkins-Holmes commented on the graduation, “I am very honored to continue to shepherd such great groups of men and women into the fields of Massage Therapy, Skin Care, and Cosmetology.  Their commitment and passion never ceases to amaze me, and I am grateful to the staff and faculty at American Institute for their tireless efforts on behalf of the students.”
Mayor Addresses American Institute GraduateMayor Joseph Versallone stated, “It is important as we watch these students celebrate their accomplishments and enjoy their graduation, that we not lose sight of the impact of these programs.  These students are taking part in programs that are the creation of artistic beauty encompassing the human body.”

“Graduations always remind of us of what we do at American Institute,” said Randy Proto, CEO of American Institute.  “We educate students to pursue careers for which they have passion, and we prepare them well to compete for jobs that will sustain them in the future.  We are proud of all of the graduates.  We encourage them to thank their families, friends and support systems – for without their encouragement and support, education is always more challenging, and we wish them all the best of luck as they begin their career paths in Massage Therapy, Skin Care and Cosmetology.”


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