Mark Hornibrook & Harry Pontone Memorial Scholarships
NEW IN 2023! Named in memory of Mark Hornibrook and Harry Pontone, the scholarship honors their legacies and enduring connection to the funeral service profession, while helping students be the best they can be. The scholarship is made possible through a generous gift from National Guardian Life.
Memorial Classic Scholarship
Named in memory of some of the profession’s finest: Bill Bischoff, Mike Fleming, Dave Hirt, Steve Mack, John Morrow, Ed Murphy, Mike Stephens, Ed Tuggle and Joe Weatherford. The endowed scholarship is funded through proceeds from the annual Memorial Classic Golf Tournament, which is headed by Tom and Jake Johnson of Johnson Consulting Group.
Steve Lang Scholarship
Named in honor of Homesteaders Life Company former CEO, and Foundation Trustee Emeritus, Steve Lang. Funded by a generous gift from Homesteaders.
Steve Mack Scholarship
Named in honor of Stephen M. Mack, who was known as a “giant of funeral service.” Mr. Mack’s noteworthy career with Service Corporation International spanned decades. The scholarship is funded through a gift from the Stephen M. Mack Family.
Louis Pontone Scholarship
Named in memory of Louis Pontone, father of Foundation Trustee Thomas Pontone. Mr. Louis Pontone and his brothers helped expand the family’s casket company to serve all 50 states. The scholarship is funded through a generous gift from Thomas Pontone.
Dennis Schoepp Memorial Scholarship
Named in memory of Dennis Schoepp, who twice served as president of the Montana Funeral Directors Association. Preference will be given to students from MONTANA who INTEND to return to Montana after graduation to work in funeral service, and who are also affiliated with a Montana Funeral Directors Association Member Firm (MFDA).
The scholarship is offered in partnerships with the Montana Funeral Directors Association. In addition to Foundation submission requirements, students interested in the Dennis Schoepp Memorial Scholarship must also submit a letter of reference/support from an MFDA Member Firm to MFDA (email@example.com).
SCI National Scholarship Program
We also promote the Brenda Renee Horn and Steve Mack Memorial Scholarships in partnership with the SCI National Scholarship Program. Please direct any questions regarding SCI’s scholarship program to Campus.Relations@sci-us.com.
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