Having perfected her craft for over 33 years, Lettie has received many awards including 2014 TOP SALESMAN at The Boardroom Salon For Men,
the LONGEVITY AWARD from AVEDA for 10 years of service in the hair and beauty industry,
and a SERVICE AWARD from Michigan State Representative Tim Moore for 10 years of service.
Lettie’s Handsome Hair was also recently awarded Intelligent Salon of the Month.
Lettie also has also recieved several ViewBug awards for her photography.
Lettie has her Master Cosmetology license in Texas and in 2014 completed her Cosmetology Instructor course at Aveda Institute Austin.
Lettie was also CEO of an AVEDA concept salon,
Spa PrAHna, for 15 years.
Something unique to Lettie is that she is also a fine artist of oil paintings available at Fine Art America
Lettie has just written her first book:
I AM NO Shrinking Violet.
See the website here:
Lettie Violetta’s Achivements
2015-2019 Received several ViewBug Awards including 51 Peer Awards, 23 Top Class Awards, Celebrity Award, Community Choice Award, Lucky 3 Award, Staff Winter Selection Award 2015, Brilliant Award and Thumbs Up Award and the Legendary Award for Lettie Krell Photography.
2015 September 11 Opening Lettie’s Handsome Hair Men’s Salon.
2014 Received Top Retail Sales Award from The Boardroom Men’s Salon.
2012-2013 Austin Aveda Institute of Cosmetology Graduate of 500 hours Aveda Educator.
2011-2012 Salon Manager for Aveda Salon Dillard’s Bringing up sales 36% over 6 months and doubling staff.
2005 January 21 Michigan House of Representatives Tim Moore Letter to Congratulate Upon Honorary Service To Community.
2004 June 10 Mid America Tour Aveda/Fredric’s Attendee.
2002 Aveda Earth Month Certification of Thanks.
2001 June 3 Aveda Fredric’s Earth Month Commended Environmental Commitment and Contributions New Wave Salon.
2000 June 5 Aveda Frederic’s Certification Completion Aveda Retail and Customer Care Workshop With Christopher Hermann.
2000 June 5 Aveda Fredric’s Mid America Certification of Atendee.
2000 June 3-4 Aveda Fredric’s Mid America Tour Certification of Atendee.
2000 July 8 Opening of Spa PrAHna Salon
1999 Aveda Fredric’s Mid America Tour Certification of Atendee.
1998 Aveda 20l20 1978-1998 Aveda Congress Festival Radio City Music Hall, New York City Certification of Atendee.
1997 Aveda Fredric’s Mid America Tour Certification of Atendee.
1996 October 6 Aveda Concept Mid America Tour Certification of Atendee.
1996 April 21-22 Aveda Concept Mid America Tour Certification of Atendee.
1995 New Wave Longevity Award from Frederic’s Corporation Aveda Concept Salon
1995 New Wave Aveda Certified as Accredited Aveda Concept Salon.
1996 September 15 Fredric’s Certification of Completion Advanced Massage Aveda Continuing Education.
1996 September 16 Fredric’s Certification of Completion Seated Massage Aveda Continuing Education.
1997 February 9 Project Daymaker Certification Appointed Official “Daymaker”.
1993 Opening New Wave Salon.
1983-1984 St Mary’s Institute of Cosmetology Graduate of 1650 hours Master Cosmetologist.
1982 Fall Student of Fashion Merchandising and Interior Design Ferris State College (University).
1982 Graduate of Rudyard High School Rudyard, Michigan.
1982 May 20 Stage Manager Play “The Happy Journey” Rudyard High School.
1982 UP Community School Games/Winter Olympics Volleyball.
1981 Rudyard High School Athletic Award Cross Country Track.
1981 4-H Showmanship Award Gladwin Co, Michigan.
1981 Rudyard High School Music Award Flute.
1980-81 May 20 The Dog House Newspaper Certificate of Reporter, Rudyard High School.
1980 Gladwin High School Athletic Award Certificate JV Cross Country.
1980 July 24 4-H Showmanship Award Gladwin Co, Michigan
1980 July 10-12 Flute Player in the play “The Music Man” at the Gladwin Arts Festival.
1979 April 11 Spanish I & II Won First Place Annual Foreign Languages Festival Singing Competition Singing “Que Tiempo Tan Feliz” (Those Were The Days).
1979 February 9 Let The Sunshine In Bible Study Course Certificate Of Completion.
1979 Gladwin High School Athletic Certificate Award Girl’s Cross Country.
1979 Gladwin High School Athletic Certificate Award Varsity Track
1979-80 4-H Award Certificate Gladwin, Michigan.
1978-79 4-H Showmanship Award Gladwin, Co, Michigan.
1978-79 Michigan 4-H Award Certificate.
1978 Fall Gladwin High School Athletic Certificate Varsity Cross Country.
1978 July 25 4-H First Place Blue Ribbon Exhibitor Award, Gladwin Co, Michigan.
1978 July 25 4-H Second Place Red Ribbon Showmanship Award, Gladwin Co, Michigan.
1977-78 Certificate Award Gladwin Community Schools Recognition Junior High Track.
1976-77 Michigan 4-H Award Certificate.
1977 Presidential Physical Fitness Award- Strong Mind & Body.
1977-1982 High School and Junior High School sports including Track, cross country, softball, volleyball, band and 4-H.
1979-81 Sparks Newspaper Reporter Gladwin High School.
More than Just a Hair Cut
I have an artist’s eye.
I see things out of the ordinary.
Things others do not.
I express a vision that is unbeknownst to others.
I would look at it like this;
“A cut above with a cool edge,
applied now to the modern art form,
rather than just a haircut.”