LE MARS, Iowa (KCAU) – Le Mars magnificence college has been within the Anderson household for greater than half a century, after years of growing aspiring hairdressers, the varsity is closing for good and a former pupil has stated that ‘she was heartbroken.
“Effectively, it is bittersweet,” Todd Anderson stated.
After 52 years of exhibiting the ropes to younger hairdressers, the Le Mars magnificence college isn’t any extra.
“Sadly, COVID has made us very profitable. It virtually took our class final June out of service, after which our class in September acquired just a few college students, ”Anderson stated.
Curiosity, on the a part of aspiring hairdressers, was merely not sufficient to make the enterprise work. Todd Anderson took over his father’s college.
“I imply, I grew up right here. Many college students have contacted me to inform me that they’re very unhappy that the varsity is closing and that they’ve had many fond reminiscences of going to high school right here, ”stated Anderson.
Like Amanda Small, who attended Le Mars magnificence college beneath the mother and father of Todd, Rod and Sheila Anderson. These days, small has its personal salon.
“Rod was superior, they all the time had enjoyable on a regular basis. On daily basis was a unique expertise and he simply had an excellent character and made everybody smile, ”Small stated.
She stated she felt fortunate to have discovered from such an incredible couple.
“It is unhappy, however I do know Todd is working an excessive amount of and it will likely be good for him to spend extra time along with his household,” Small stated.
“I simply hope somebody can create or use this area for one thing very nice as a result of the constructing is so stunning,” Anderson stated.
Anderson stated he plans to concentrate on his personal front room, proper throughout from the varsity.