After attending Southern Connecticut State University, Sam went on to Ricci’s Academy of Cosmetology and completed Connecticut’s state requirement for her cosmetology license. She then began her career at H Salon. To increase her knowledge base, she attended the highly regarded Rusk haircutting class and proceeded on to proficiency classes in Keratin Complex Straightening Treatments. Bare Escentuals, Profound Beauty and took an Aquage updo class. A Rusk Deepshine Color Class added a complete understanding of coloring to Sam’s already lengthy list of skills. Volunteering at fundraisers such as the St. Baldrick’s Event and the Autism Awareness Event, at which Sam donated her services to raise funds for various causes, has also added to the considerable achievements of this highly accomplished young woman.