C.J. Armstrong cuts the hair of James Brown, 17. Brown was with younger brother Justin, 14, getting their hair cut to look their best for the opening day of school.
Instructor McKinley Stockton, right, demonstrates on Elijah Hamilton how to shave along the hairline.
Elijah Hamilton listens to instructor McKinley Stockton in the weekly Wednesday class.
Instructor McKinley Stockton steps in for a student to help quickly finish the haircut of crying 2-year-old Corey Miller having his first haircut.
McKinley Stockton holds up a pair of shears to demonstrate the proper way to hold them during an afternoon class.
C.J. Armstrong, left, does some self-trimming along the edge of her braids while talking with Odell Brothers and Alex Harris looking around the mirror checking her progress.
Elijah Hamilton, right, and Yari Middleton team up to give haircuts to Asher Florio, 3, of Dale City and his brother Avery, 1.
Jason Palmer heads out the door with his barber kit at the end of the day at the Barber College.