Independence College of Cosmetology was founded in 1960, by Leila Cahoon and her husband Don Cahoon. The college resides in a large facility in historic Independence, Missouri with ample free parking. The school's goal has been to provide a world-class education so the students and graduates can provide a superior level of customer satisfaction. Independence College of Cosmetology provided the skills and knowledge for graduates to pass the State Board exam and be prepared for careers anywhere in the world.
New owners Carl Glorioso and Jason York, are humbled to be able to carry on a 60-year tradition. With a fresh vision and a passion for the industry, starting with a new name Summit Salon Academy Kansas City and soon to be newly renovated. Carl and Jason are excited to elevate the industry one student at a time.
pictured left to right
Leila Cahoon founder
Carl Glorioso - new owner
Don Cahoon husband
Bruce Cahoon son
Linda Clifford daughter/ Director
Jason York new owner