Cosmetology, Manicuring, and Esthetics Instructor
Kathy received her education as a Cosmetologist and Instructor from Glen Dow Academy. She attended GDA after high school in 1975, and received her instructor’s license in 1984. Kathy has had a continued passion for the hairdressing industry since attending beauty school. She has shown her dedication by becoming a salon owner, platform artist, instructor, and has numerous hair, makeup and style competitions. She has competed locally and internationally, including the World Congress Hair Competition in London England. Kathy was employed by Glen Dow Academy as a manager and stylist, as well as a stylist at Glen Dow’s salon, The Americana. Kathy is also a licensed Esthetician and Manicurist, has acquired an AAS from Spokane Falls Community College, as well as a BA of Interior Design from Washington State University. Ms. Fontana enjoys sharing her many years of knowledge with the students at Glen Dow Academy, and believes that the beauty industry is not a job to her, because she enjoys it so much.