Wendy Jackson, 18, a Bountiful hairstylist, won the title of Professional of the Year in statewide competitions of the Utah Cosmetology Association.

Jackson graduated from beauty school during her senior year of high school through Bountiful High School's vocational education program.Jackson totaled the most points in four competitions: men's cuts, women's cuts, trend-release styles and fantasy hair.

The award-winning hairstylist works at Classy Chassis in Bountiful.