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Academy News | Cosmetology School, Lee’s Summit, MOBeyond the Chair With Kim

With more than 30 years of industry experience, Kim Stoecklein is an educator at the Z Hair Academy cosmetology school in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. She has been with Z Hair Academy, an institution with four cosmetology schools in Kansas and Missouri, since 2014. Get to know Kim through the quick interview below!

In Her Words

  • What do you like about working for Z Hair Academy?

    I appreciate that Z Hair Academy is a family-owned business. Ron and Judi are stylists and stay active in continually mastering their craft. They lead by example, and they challenge themselves to continuously set and meet new personal and professional goals. They are open and willing to implement new ideas, trends, technology and teaching methodology to offer their students and staff the best curriculum for a successful career.

  • What is your favorite hair styling tool?

    My favorite hair styling tool is the Bio Ionic 10X Dryer. It dries my hair in four minutes and 19 seconds.

  • What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

    I enjoy reading and being outdoors, like on the deck with good company, some sips and snacks.

  • Where are you passionate about?

    I am passionate about botanical gardens, aquariums and Venice, Italy. 

  • What are some enjoyable memories from your past?

    • My first job was a paper route before school when I was 10 years old.
    • I was active in sports throughout my childhood, including playing softball and basketball.
    • In high school, it was all about frosty makeup and big hair!
  • What will people be surprised to know?

    People will be surprised to know that I received a full-ride college scholarship for softball and theater.

  • What is your favorite band?

    My favorite band of all time is Bon Jovi.

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