It is indeed a pleasure to greet each of you as we embrace another year of continual growth. It is because of the determination and dedication of each member. I sincerely THANK each of you, because you are the link in the chain that strengthens the foundation of the National Beauty Culturists' League Incorporated left by our great Pioneers.
A new year is upon us, and we must remain focused in visibility to increase interest from non-members, and to always strive toward excellence in the National Institute of Cosmetology in preparing students to achieve higher levels of education leading into a higher status of financial reward.
I WELCOME each of you, new members, old members, jobbers, manufacturers, and friends to Alexandria, Virginia, where WE gather to experience, and learn newer methods to enhance previous taught skills.
The foundation of this organization continues to be strengthen because of the cooperation and dedication of the family members, manufacturers, and friends's encouragement when circumstances appeared to be challenging. We are grateful for their spiritual friendship which is the cornerstone of the continuance of the legacy left by the Pioneers that began in 1919. The friendship alludes to the fact that as professionals, we are to place our faith in working together to instill in others the desire to reach out, and lift others as we climb.
I THANK each of you for where the National Beauty Culturists' League Incorporated is today, and remember those that have transitioned from earth since our last convention.
I challenge each of you to remain steadfast in your dedication, and to join me in thanking Almighty God through His Beloved Son Jesus Christ to continue the legacy of this wonderful organization to SURVIVE THROUGH WISDOM AND GRACE. Love & Peace! Dr. Katie B. Catalon, 14th President Grand Supreme Basileus