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Nassau BOCES Adult Education Cosmetology Class of 2016 prepped and ready for state exam

cosmetology grads  

Presenting the Nassau BOCES Adult Education Cosmetology Class of 2016. Pictured are (from left) Mariyyah Rana (Valley Stream), Olga Erazo (Hicksville), Monica D’Sa (Bellmore), Marie Charles (Hicksville), Ana Giangrande and Maria Dacosta (East Meadow), Luis Zavala (Uniondale), Teacher, Katrina Guzman; Deanna Altamura (Oceanside), Jean Toussaint (Bay Shore), Yessenia Bermeo (Port Washington) and Susy Banos (Glen Cove).    


This summer, Long Islanders have nearly 20 new opportunities to look beautiful. A group of 19 Nassau BOCES Adult Career and Technical Education students have completed the Cosmetology program and can now test to earn their New York State licenses.  

These graduates have completed 1,000 hours of training, preparing them for the state licensing exam. The course is taught by New York State Board Examiners in cutting-edge salon facilities, and students are instructed in the finer points of hair design, nail artistry, skin care and basic men’s hair cutting.   Following is a list of graduates, alphabetically by hometown:   Jean Toussaint, Bay Shore Nadiera Abbatangelo, Bayville Monica D’Sa, Bellmore Megan Bottcher, Bellmore Maria Dacosta, East Meadow Ana Giangrande, East Meadow Susy Banos, Glen Cove Raynette Cayo-Nelson, Hempstead Stephanie Mayo, Hempstead Marie Charles, Hicksville Olga Erazo, Hicksville Darren Terruso, Levittown Deanna Altamura, Oceanside Yessenia Bermeo, Port Washington Luis Zavala, Uniondale Mariyyah Rana, Valley Stream Seyli Amandor, Westbury Stephanie Gloria Quintana, Westbury