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Midwest Technical Institute Partnered with Nonprofit to Give Deserving Teens the Prom Night of Their Dreams


MTI Provided Hair, Makeup & Nail/Toe Polish Services to High Schoolers

Quad Cities (Moline), IL- Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) partnered with nonprofit organization iJAG to provide cosmetology services to deserving high schoolers. This initiative aims to give young women the prom night of their dreams by providing beauty services, including free prom hair, makeup and toenail or fingernail polish.iJAG is a non-profit organization that provides dropout prevention and school-to-career solutions and serves 2,800 students per year within 17 communities across the state of Iowa and Illinois. Several students from the iJAG Program at Davenport West High School and Davenport North High School in Davenport, Iowa received prom beauty services from the Cosmetology Program at MTI’s Quad Cities (Moline), IL campus.MTI Cosmetology Program students provided these high schoolers with prom hair and makeup services free of charge. MTI’s School of Cosmetology houses a Student Salon, where students gain the real-world experience required to complete the Cosmetology Program and to get their state licensing in order to gain entry-level employment in the cosmetology field after graduation. All services are performed by students under the supervision of a licensed instructor.Nicole O’Brien, Cosmetology Instructor and Program Director at MTI, shared her experience working with the high schoolers to create prom looks:

Ellen Bassler, High School Admissions Representative at MTI, shared a moment from the experience:

Davenport West student Quintionna Burrage expressed gratitude for everyone who helped with the experience:

For more information on the prom initiative, contact the Quad Cities (Moline), IL campus at (309) 277-7900. For more info on the Cosmetology Program, visit our website.

Midwest Technical Institute Partnered with Nonprofit to Give Deserving Teens the Prom Night of Their Dreams from Midwest Technical Institute & Delta Technical College

Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) offers hands-on training in several career fields, including mechanical trades, allied health, truck driving and cosmetology, to help students succeed a member of today’s rapidly-changing workforce. MTI, along with its sister school Delta Technical College, operates six campuses across the Midwest and Mississippi Delta regions. For more information, visit

For more information or media inquiries, please contact: Midwest Technical Institute’s Moline, IL Campus President Angela Hoffman at