View our Past Scholarship Winners

From the student who has just finished a first term in a funeral service education program, to the experienced funeral director who has served families for a generation, our scholarship winners have three characteristics in common: promise, purpose and passion.

The Foundation is proud to showcase our scholarship winners, and it’s not uncommon to see a name listed in several scholarship categories. That’s because our scholarship winners understand that we are here to support them throughout their careers.

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Academic Scholarships

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Career Development Scholarships

CAREER DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

FSF ScholarshipWinners PWC

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

NFDA Scholarships

NFDA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION & EXPO SCHOLARSHIPS

NFDA Advocacy Summit Scholarships

NFDA ADVOCACY SUMMIT SCHOLARSHIPS

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

CLASS OF 2020

Therese Allen
Decatur, IL
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Natasha Aych
Moncton, NB
Canadian College of Funeral Service

Elizabeth Baty
North Bent, WA
Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Dan Baxter
Surrey, BC
Canadian College of Funeral Service

Donna Dawson
Bridger, MT
Arapahoe Community College

Kevin Dembinski
Milwaukee, WI
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Miles Fogle
West Chicago, IL
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Jennifer Hardy
Chelmsford, MA
Fine Mortuary College

Devon Holmes
Moodus, CT
Goodwin College

Domonique Johnson
Eastpointe, WI
Wayne State University

Marybeth Kretz
Toms River, NJ
Mercer County Community College

Drew Mikel
Edwardburg, MI
Des Moines Area Community College

Alastair Miller
Vancouver, BC
Canadian College of Funeral Service

Megan Moten
Austin, TX
San Antonio College

Nicholas Mulvaney
Butte, MT
Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science

Kelchis Radziewicz
Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science

Hannah Rice
Belpre, OH
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science

Patrick Rivett
Mt Morris, MI
Wayne State University

Lauren Secor
Wheeling, IL
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Misty Taylor-Denning
Sanger, TX
Northeast Texas Community College

Cristina Wagner
Eden Prairie, MN
University of Minnesota

Delores Wheat
Chicago, IL
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Cassie Wheeler
Loveland, OH
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Mia Wielenga
Holland, MI
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Brian Wohlhuter
Minden, IA
Des Moines Area Community College

CLASS OF 2019

Annika Anderson
Abbotsford, BC, Canada,
Canadian College of Funeral Service

Jessie Billquist-Jette
Anaconda, MT,
Arapahoe Community College

Samantha Bone
Detroit, MI,
Wayne State University

Natalie Brahm
Franksville, WI,
Milwaukee Area Technical College

Joseph Carrier
Youngstown, OH,
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science

Leanne Correia
Cold Lake, AB, Canada,
Mount Royal University

Rachel Fast
Mannford, OH,
University of Central Oklahoma

Laurel Flynn
Lena, IL,
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Michael Garcia
Albuquerque, NM,
Amarillo College

McKenna George
Carbondale, IL,
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Adam Grisier
Archbold, OH,
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Richard Hall
Billings, MT,
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

Stephanie Hein
Forsyth, MT,
Arapahoe Community College

Stephanie Johnson
Peoria Heights, IL,
Carl Sandburg College

Gregg Jorgensen
Gurnee, IL,
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Catherine Kubash
Edmonton, AB, Canada,
Canadian College of Funeral Service

Rachel Mackey
Niles, MI,
University of Minnesota

Bridgett Madden
Wonewoc, WI,
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Ariell Milner
Norwood, OH,
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Elizabeth Oates
Magna, UT,
Salt Lake Community College

Samuel Steiner
Decatur, IN,
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

Kennedi Syphax
Washington, DC,
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

Tylore Marie Walsh-King
Port Alberni, BC, Canada,
Canadian College of Funeral Service

Bailey Wolf
Oconto Falls, WI,
University of Minnesota

CLASS OF 2018

Paul Alt
Great Falls, MT,
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service

Katherine Baca
Missoula, MT,
Arapahoe Community College

Timothy Borgogna
Bozeman, MT,
American Academy McAllister Institute

Amanda Dalton
Gilbert, AZ,
Chandler-Gilbert Community College

Levi Elliott
Plymouth, IN,
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Brooke Hassig
Warren, MI,
Wayne State University

Chanda Jeffers
Owings Mills, MD,
Community College of Baltimore County CCBC

Kateri Jorin
Milwaukee, WI,
Milwaukee Area Technical and Community College

Jessica Keller
Verona, PA,
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science

Vanessa Leon-Verde
Vermilion, OH,
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Grace Mabiala
Bellevue, KY,
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Kati McCarron
Georgetown, MA,
FINE Mortuary College

Alexander Mock
Carlinville, IL,
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Christa Ovenell
Vancouver, BC,
Canadian College of Funeral Service

Bethany Popieski
Pittsburgh, PA,
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science

Rebecca Steckley
Milverton, ON, Canada,
Humber College

Wesley Waddle
Munfordville, KY,
Mid-America College of Funeral Service

Nicole Wall
Farley, IA,
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Kelsey Yantz
Bellevue, OH,
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

CLASS OF 2017

Rosemary Brinza
Countryside, IL,
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Rayna Brophy
Joliet, IL,
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Brittany Carrington
Dallas, TX,
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

Christian Cimini
North Providence, RI,
FINE Mortuary College

Karoline Davidson
Chandler, AZ,
Chandler-Gilbert Community College

Jennifer Lynn Eggers
Madison Heights, MI,
Wayne State University

Ryan Essington
Westmont, IL,
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Nora Georgieva
Bellvue, CO,
Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Rachel Metzgar
Lombard, IL,
Arapahoe Community College

Kristin Moore
Menomonee Falls, WI,
Milwaukee Area Technical College

Mallory Jo Price
Batavia, OH,
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Clyde Williams
Okolona, MS,
East Mississippi Community College

CAREER DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

CLASS OF 2020

Audrey Bell
Warren-McElwain Mortuary,
Lawrence, KS

Tracy Best
Brasco and Sons Memorial Chapels,
Danvers, MA

Catherine Boyd
Fletcher Funeral Home,
Keene, NH

Tommy Campbell
Salyersville Funeral Home,
Salyersville, KY

Brevin Clifford
McDougal Funeral Home,
Taylorsville, UT

Antonietta Cuoco
Bongiovi Funeral Home,
Raritan, NJ

Tricia Davis
Baue Funeral Home,
St. Peters, MO

Danielle Deluca
Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park & Mortuary,
Millcreek, UT

Rachel Dinehart
Marnocha Funeral Home,
De Pere, WI

Kaleigh Eastwood
Holmes Coffey Murray Funeral Home,
Durant, OK

Craig Hanson
Tennessee Oncology,
Nashville, TN

Lisa Hayes
Jennings, MO

David Hunter
Morris, O’Connor & Blute Funeral Home,
South Yarmouth, MA

Iesha Johnson
Crown Point, IN

Tracy Jonah
Brasco and Sons Memorial Chapel,
Danvers, MA

Cassie Lambert
Whitcomb Lynch Funeral Home,
Janesville, WI

John Ligda
Adduci-Zimny Funeral Home,
Posen, IL

Keith Mattei
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions,
Orlando, FL

Tamika McDade
Cornerstone Funeral Services & Cremations,
LLC, Birmingham, AL

Melissa Mellen
Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home,
Ballston Lake, NY

Larnique Mickens
Heritage Mortuary, Inc.,
Las Vegas, NV

Christina Ornelas
Albuquerque, NM

Amanda Perry
Farris Funeral Service,
Abingdon, VA

Sarah Rehberg
Heritage Funeral Homes,
Milwaukee, WI

Michelle Reilly
Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, Inc.,
Bethlehem, PA

Erika Rivera
Vondel L. Smith & Son Mortuary,
Oklahoma City, OK

Eleanor Rudolph
Carnie P. Bragg Funeral Homes,
Paterson, NJ

Robert Rutherford
Mynatt Funeral Home,
Knoxville, TN

Melanie Siano
Saul Funeral Home, Inc.,
Hamilton Square, NJ

Tonya Smith
Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service,
Indianapolis, IN

Joanie Smith
Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel,
Redding, CA

Will Terry
Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home,
Coldwater, MS

Barbara Trevino
Eckols Funeral Home,
Kenedy, TX

Savannah Turhan
Oceanside Mortuary,
Vista, CA

Max Wagne
Newton, WI

Robert Clint Walker
Robert Barham Family Funeral Home,
Meridian, MS

Noah Watr
Rozga Funeral & Cremation Services,
Milwaukee, WI

Kara Whigha
Whigham Funeral Home,
Union, NJ

Jessica Wood
Davis Funeral Chapel, Inc.,
Leavenworth, KS

Sabrina Young
Young’s Daughters Funeral Home and Bereavement Center,
Temple, TX

CLASS OF 2019

Lorna Agusto
Granby’s FS,
Bronx, NY

Emily Ahern
Vincent Funeral Home,
Simsbury, CT

Ariel Bada
Vescio Funeral Home,
Toronto, ON

Erika Baltazar
Martin Funeral Home East,
El Paso, TX

Christine Banks
Caldwell & Cowen Funeral Home Inc.,
Covington, GA

Kaylinn Bezenar
Morrissett FH,
North Chesterfield, VA

Virginia Bryant
Smith Funeral & Cremation Service,
Maryville, TN

Jennifer Bryant-Dixon
Indianapolis, IN

Bernard Buggs Jr
Lusain Funeral Home & Crematory,
Birmingham, AL

Frank Cagnina Jr
Northville Funeral Home,
Northville, NY

Sherri Collins-Witzke
Harry H Witzke’s Family Funeral Home,
Ellicott City, MD

Bobby Conway
Roller Funeral Home,
North Little Rock, AK

Jody Cooley
Sutfin Funeral Chapel,
Nichols, NY

Brittani Crisp
AH Peters Funeral Home,
Warren, MI

Danielle Daugherty
Right Choice Cremation,
Brandon, FL

Philip Decker
Bacher Funeral Home,
Norton, OH

Robert Dewhirst
Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home,
Methuen, MA

Nikole Dunlop
Tubman Funeral Home- Westboro Chapel,
Ottawa, ON

Anna Dureka
Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home,
Warrensburg, MO

Margaret Edie
Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service,
North Chesterfield, VA

April Epps
Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory,
Lynchburg, VA

Zachery Ferrell
Peck Funeral Home,
Hartselle, AL

Rachel Furman
Brunswick Memorial Home,
East Brunswick, NJ

Paige Gaikowski
Scott Funeral Home,
Jeffersonville, IN

Felicia Gainey
Spokane, WA

Nicole Gensler
Cress Funeral & Cremation Service,
Madison, WI

Yoshanda Glazebrooks
Indianapolis, IN

Winston Grannis
Boone-Nickell Funeral Home,
Flemingsburg, KY

Cairo Green
All Peoples’ Funeral Home,
Houston, TX

Amanda Hall
Legacy Funeral Home,
Fairbanks, AK

Jessica Harston
Sacramento, CA

Patti Hildebrandt
Hemer Funeral Home,
Medford, WI

Thomas Andrew Keith
Hightower’s Memorial Chapel,
Douglasville, GA

Ann Maire Kieffer
Koehler Funeral Home,
Boonville, IN

Thomas Kittle
Kittle Family Funeral Home,
Belington, WV

Jeff Koopman
Hays Funeral Home,
Northborough, MA

Randy Lankford
Semour, IN

Monica Lassiter
Gilmore Memorial Funeral Service Inc.,
Winston-Salem, NC

Jill Lazar
Homesteaders,
Dillsburg, PA

Allyse Leitsch
Joseph E. Ratterman & Son FH,
Louisville, KY

Owen Leitsch
Joseph E Ratterman & Son,
Louisville, KY

Clifford Lynch
Iovanne Funeral Home Inc.,
New Haven, CT

Stephen Lyon
Legacy Funeral Group,
Houston, TX

Elaine Main
Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory,
Longmont, CO

Allie McClain
Jonesboro, GA

Millicent McFarland
Funerals by McFarland,
Monroe, LA

Timothy McLoone
Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home,
Richboro, PA

Raenada Miller
Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care,
Indianapolis, IN

Retanna Mire
Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home,
Opelousas, LA

Mark Mulholland
Valley Memorial Park Cemetery and Funeral Home,
Novato, CA

Michael W Murnane
Mt. Sinai Memorial Chapels,
East Brunswick, NJ

Meg Nagel
Beatty Peterseim Funeral Home,
Kalona, IA

Alex Nolan
Reeves Funeral Homes,
Coal City, IL

Ned Nordgren
Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park,
Salt Lake City, UT

Eugene Norton
Brunswick Memorial Home,
East Brunswick, NJ

Manuel Osorio
Joe Jackson Funeral Chapels,
Laredo, TX

Johnnie Palmer
Covington Funeral Home,
Atco, NJ

Natalie Proulx
Welland, ON

Christy Ramirez
Chattanooga Funeral Home North,
Hixson, TN

Brandi Reed
Lakeside Memorial,
Hamburg, NY

Alexis Reid Tadlock
Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home,
Benton, AR

Claire Reinfurt
Watervliet, NY

Arianna Rule
Brunswick Memorial Home,
Brunswick, NJ

Ann Salisbury
Smith Funeral Chapels,
Billings, MT

Dale Saylors
Marietta, GA

Mark Sherfy
Kassly Mortuary,
Fairview Hts, IL

Elysia Smith
International Funeral Service of NY,
Brooklyn, NY

Jodi Swan
MacLean Funeral Home,
Charlottetown, PE

Lexi Taylor
Greenwood, IN

Electa Thompkins
Air Force Mortuary Affairs,
Dover AFB, DE

Melissa Unfred
Columbia Funeral Home,
Seattle, WA

Monica Usiak
JF Rice Funeral Home Inc.,
Johnson City, NY

Evelester Vargas
Geils Funeral Home,
Bensenville, IL

Jacqueline Wade
Hutchinson Funeral Chapel & Crematory,
Hutchinson, KS

Susan Wattermann
Miller Funeral Home,
Washington, MO

Shane Williams
Anderson, IN

Andrew Wint
Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home,
Clarkston, MI

Lisa Wright
Shannon Funeral Service,
Shelbyville, KY

Daniel Wright
Wright & Ford Family FH,
Flemington, NJ

CLASS OF 2018

Tiffany Aguilar
Palmer Mortuary & Cremations,
Seguin, TX

Christopher Allen
Milwaukie, OR

Martha Archibald
J. Henry Stuhr Inc,
North Charleston, SC

Laura Boecker
Kinzley FH,
Madison, SD

Dianne Campbell Thomas
Campbell and Thomas Funeral Home,
Richboro, PA

Dorman Caudle
Carolina Donor Services,
Winston-Salem, NC

Jack Clock
Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Directors,
Utica, MI

Angela Clough
Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory,
Carlisle, PA

Bryan Conyers
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services,
Greenwood, SC

Jannika Coons
Brooklyn, NY

Berri Cooper
AA Rayner,
Chicago, IL

John Croxton II
T P White & Sons,
Cincinnati, OH

Amy Cunningham
Fitting Tribute Funeral Services,
Brooklyn, NY

Cortney Drake-Heck
Helke Funeral Home,
Wausau, WI

Christina Elliott
Joseph Levine & Sons Memorial,
Trevose, PA

Joanna Ellsberry
National Funeral Home,
Church, VA

Kristen Ferby
P.X.Dermody Funeral Home,
Hamilton, PM

Anna Marie Foster
Carrollton, MO

Jeff Fraley
Fraley FH,
Moorefield, WV

Donna Gilmore
Gilmore Memorial Funeral Service Inc.,
Winston-Salem, NC

Glenn Gomez
Angeleno Mortuaries,
Northridge, CA

Adam Goss
Enosburg Falls, VT

Jolena Grande
Cypress, CA

Michael Grandi
Waitt Funeral Home,
Morganville, NJ

Gregory L. Henderson
Henderson Funeral Home & Crematory,
Pekin, IL

Alanna Henry
DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home,
Vineland, NJ

Erin Hinton
Crown Hill,
Indianapolis, IN

Dana Ivins
Wappner FH,
Mansfield, OH

Mykal Jensen
Gunderson Funeral Home,
Madison, WI

Jonathon Kragh
Wieting Family Funeral Home,
Chilton, WI

Michael Kulbacki
Brunswick Memorial Home,
East Brunswick, NJ

Leif C. Larsen
Green-Larsen Mortuary, Inc.,
International Falls, MN

Norman S. Larsen
Green-Larsen Mortuary Inc.,
International Falls, MN

Josh Lee
Goodwin Funeral Home,
Frankfort, IN

Jack Lemmond
Lancaster, TX

Kaceylee Meyer-Nienstedt
Shimon Funeral Home,
Hartford, WI

Jason Mishler
Mishler Embalming & Transit Service,
Columbia City, IN

Randy Nash
Crestview Funeral Home,
North Gallatin, TN

Bradley Noecker
Cavanagh Family Funeral Homes,
Norwood, PA

Krista Paradowski
Brunswick Memorial Home,
East Brunswick, NJ

Lisa Pataski
Burton Funeral Home & Crematory,
Erie, PA

Art Pecht
Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels,
East Brunswick, NJ

Brad Perdue
Zabka Funeral Home,
Seward, NE

Angela Plummer
Anderson & Sons Mortuary,
American Fork, UT

Chad Qualkenbush
Scott Funeral Home,
Jeffersonville, IN

Christopher P. Robinson
Robinson Funeral Home,
Easley, SC

Jeffrey Seiple
Marietta, GA

C. Jason Smith, II
Smith Funeral & Cremation Care,
Morgantown, WV

Jennifer Snider Harvey
Ogeechee Technical College,
Statesboro, GA

Amanda Stafford
Mueller Memorial,
St. Paul, MN

Samantha Tripet
Georg Wimberg Funeral Home,
Linwood, NJ

Stephen Ullrich
Morrisville, PA

Wayne Urbine
Wayne P. Urbne Funeral Home Inc.,
Jersey Shore, PA

Brian Waters
Waters Funeral Home,
Hartford City, IN

Frank M Way III
Carolina Memorial,
North Charleston, SC

John M. Wilson
Louisville, KY

Joseph Wood
Shook-Farmer Funeral Home,
Roseland, NJ

Thomas J Wright IV. CFSP
Copeland Funeral Service,
Beaufort, SC

Jacqueline Young
Wright & Young Funeral Home, Inc.,
Miami, FL

CLASS OF 2017

Jason Abner
East Lawn Funeral Home,
Kingsport, TN

Meaghan Baker
Danvers, MA

Adam Baynard
Stanfield, NC

James Brady
Cambell & Thomas Funeral Home,
Richboro, PA

Laverne Brown
El Cajon, CA

Christine Bushby
Brookside Funeral Home Crematorium & Memorial Gardens,
Millbrook, AL

Craig Buysse
Alexandria, MN

Duane Calloway
Washington D.C.

Amanda Coleman
Cadet, MO

Adriana Corral
North Miami Beach, FL

Elizabeth Anne Cotter
Welch & Cornett Funeral Home,
Linton, IN

Leigh Ann Dickerson-Lewis
Blackburn and Ward,
Versailles, KY

Peter Dilwith
Waipahu, HI

Tawan Falls-White
Atland, TX

William Fowler
Spartanburg, SC

Randy Gagnon
South Amboy, NJ

Nicole Gensler
Cress Funeral & Cremation Service,
Madison, WI

Moshe Goldsman
Northridge, CA

Crystal Gonzales
Meadow, NY

Kevin Hasson
Orleans, LA

Mariah Hubbell-Neal
Welch & Cornett Funeral Home,
Linton, IN

Dustin Hughes
Utica, MI

Nicholas Ivey
Altmeyer Funeral Homes,
Virginia Beach, VA

David Jones
Jackson, MS

Sabrina Joynes
Brooklyn, NY

Christopher Keyes
Decatur, MI

Sarah Lee
Jacksonville, FL

Jenna Leisner
Gladstone, MI

Joseph Marsaglia
Pittsburgh, PA

Herrick Martin
Cleveland, OH

Jeffrey Megna
F. S. Roberts & Son Funeral Home,
Rowley, MA

Mark Mier
Dubuque, IA

Douglas Nohava
Garretson, SD

Stephanie Nolan
Fucillo & Warren Funeral Home,
Manville, NJ

Glen Novack
Somerset, WI

Martin Palmieri
Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center,
Avon, CT

Michael Perotto
Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home, Inc.,
Rochester, NY

Keri Richardson
Scottsville, VA

Michael Rominski
Elmwood Park, IL

Alex Rydell
Fargo, ND

Augustave Sabia, Jr.
Gloucester, MA

Kurt Sammons
Johnstown, OH

Leslie Scales
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory,
Racine, WI

Craig Serfozo
Middlebury, VT

Daniel Shea
F. S. Roberts & Son Funeral Home,
Rowley, MA

Lori Sheeler
Wilson St Pierre Funeral Service,
Indianapolis, IN

Carla Hargrove Sims
Athens, AL

Yvonne Slonaker
Cress Funeral & Cremation Service,
Madison, WI

Craig Stires
Columbus, OH

Sarah Stopyra
Leominster, MA

Bryan Stucky
Oak Harbor, WA

Linda Thrasher
Atlanta, GA

Brad Walker
Walker Funeral Home,
Spanish Fork, UT

Damon Wenig
Sheboygan Falls, WI

El-Vita Wescott Oakman
Philadelphia, PA

Arvid Wiest
Beatrice, NE

Rana Wood
Beloit, IL

Justen Wright
Wilmington, DE

Tracey Zbierski
Vander Plaat Funeral Home,
Wyckoff, NJ

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE WINNERS

CLASS OF 2020

Catherine Boyd
Fletcher Funeral Home,
Keene, NH

Carol-Ann Clark
Goss Funeral Services,
Enosburg Falls, VT

Lisa Coalson
Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home,
Gardendale, AL

Dalilah-Rain Gilmartin
FINE Mortuary College,
Worcester, MA

Sabrina Joynes
Granby’s Funeral Service, Inc.,
Brooklyn, NY

Gina Krotee
Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mortuaries, Glendale,
Valley Village, CA

Kathleen Lavhey
Brenan’s Funeral Homes,
Saint John, NB

Rachel Mackey
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN

Allie McClain
Ford-Stewart Funeral Home,
Loganville, GA

Melissa Mellen
Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home,
Schenectady, NY

Elysia Smith
International Funeral Service of New York,
Brooklyn, NY

Theresa Sullivan
Holy Cross Funeral and Cemetery Services,
Spokane, WA

April Thomas
Clark Funeral Home,
Warner Robins, GA

Jacqueline Wade
Sensible Cremation and Funerals,
Tucson, AZ

Jean Wallace
McNeill Mackie Funeral Home,
Saint Pauls, NC

CLASS OF 2019

Cecilia Clement
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service,
Dallas, TX

Angela Clough
Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory,
Carlisle, PA

Amanda Dalton
Chandler-Gilbert Community College,
Mesa, AZ

Nikole Dunlop
Tubman Funeral Homes,
Ottawa, ON, Canada

Jill Lazar
Hoffman Funeral Home and Crematory,
Carlisle, PA

Allyse Leitsch
Joseph E. Ratterman & Son Funeral Home,
Louisville, KY

Elaine Main
Ahlberg Funeral Chapel,
Longmont, CO

Natalie Proulx
Facing the Sun Inc.,
Welland, ON, Canada

Lexi Taylor
St. Pierre Funeral Benefits Corporation,
Greenwood, IN

Cassandra Webster
Radney Funeral Home,
Alexander City, AL

CLASS OF 2018

Emily Doan
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science,
Cincinnati, OH

Ann Erdmann
Zaharia Family Funeral & Cremation,
Truman, MN

Nicole Evans
Haskell-Hott Funeral Home,
Wyoming, IL

Minda Kistner
Fayetteville Technical Community College,
Fayetteville, NC

Angela Kugler Weger
Tucson, AZ

Maria Mejia
Shadow Mountain Mortuary,
Tempe, AZ

Claire Reinfurt
Parker Brothers Memorial Funeral Home,
Watervliet, NY

Angelique Simpson
Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions,
Los Alamitos, CA

Dana Trull
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Inc.,
Mooresville, NC

Kelly VanderLaan-Richmond
VanderLaan Funeral Home, Inc.,
Middleville, MI

CLASS OF 2017

Lisa Bacon
Rogers, AR

Berri Cooper
Chicago, IL

Heather Hill
Raleigh, NC

Laura Holland
Land O Lakes, FL

Heather Jennings
Arkona, ON

Dawn Nelson
Brownsville, WI

Kathlene Rodgers
Dearborn, MI

Lori Sheeler
Indianapolis, IN

Tracy Spiess
Livonia, MI

Joan Stasi
Albuquerque, NM

Martha Swanson
Wilmington, DE

VIRTUAL CONVENTION & EXPO SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

CLASS OF 2020

Jeremy Abrego
Zniewski Funeral Home,
Benson, MN

JeriLyn Aldish
Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes,
Youngston, OH

Bethany Antunes
Manuel Rogers & Sons,
Fall River, MA

Hannah Attebury
Fox Funeral Home,
Green River, WY

Robin Barron
Heritage Funeral and Cremation Service- Ballantyne,
Indian Trail, NC

Scott Baxter
Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service,
Battle Creek, MI

George “Jim” Benuska
Tezak Funeral Home,
Joliet, IL

Tracy Best
Brasco and Sons Memorial Chapels,
Danvers, MA

Paula Bondegard
Holechek Bondegard Funeral Home,
Oshkosh, NE

Shane Breen
D’Esopo Funeral Chapel,
Wethersfield, CT

Christine Bushby
Brookside Funeral Home, Crematorium & Memorial Gardens,
Prattville, AL

Craig Buysse
Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory,
Alexandria, MN

Trevor Carlson
Carlson Complete Mortuary Care,
Brunswick, OH

Elizabeth Caron
O’Connor Brothers Funeral Home,
Worcester, MA

Dorman Caudle
Carolina Donor Services,
Advance, NC

Bobby Conway
Roller-Owens Funeral Home,
North Little Rock, AR

Berri Cooper
A.A. Rayner,
Chicago, IL

Timothy Corder
McCreary County Funeral Home,
Whitley City, KY

Jacob Cormier
Boucher Funeral Home Inc.,
Gardner, MA

Tytus Cornejo
Cornejo Day Funeral Home & Crematory,
Wellington, KS

Elizabeth Cotter
Farrar Funeral Home,
Athens, TN

Thomas Cropp
Roberts Funeral Home,
Mount Vernon, OH

Lisa Devereau
Island Funeral Service,
Vashon, WA

Peter Dilwith
Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary,
Waipahu, HI

Rachel Dinehart
Marnocha Funeral Home,
De Pere, WI

Denise Duran Acosta
Plano, IL

Suzanne Elkins
VCU Health – Community Memorial Hospital,
Lexington, SC

Charles Fowler
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home,
West Memphis, AR

Michael Frazier
Roller-McNutt Funeral Home,
Conway, AR

Jennie Fredrickson
L.W. Tech Funeral Service Education Program,
Bothell, WA

John Gamache
Heritage Funeral Home,
Eagle, WI

Sharon Gee-Mascarello
Wayne State University,
St. Clair Shores, MI

Rebecca Gentry
Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc.,
Truth or Consequences, NM

Dee Greening
Flinn Funeral Services, Ltd.,
Sylvan Lake, AB, Canada

Richard Hickrod
Colvin Funeral Home,
Princeton, IN

William Hodge
Carter Funeral Home,
Union Springs, AL

Julian Jasper
Milwaukee Area Technical College,
Milwaukee, WI

Ceatrice Johnson
Littlejohn Funeral Home,
New Orleans, LA

Staci Jones
Roller-Owens Funeral Home,
North Little Rock, AR

Amanda King
Carmon Community Funeral Home,
Granby, CT

Laurel Klosterman
Terrybear Urns & Memorials,
Stillwater, MN

Bobbie Lance
Roller-Owens Funeral Home,
North Little Rock, AR

Patricia Latimore
Latimore Funeral Services,
Hyattsville, MD

JoAnne Lee
Lee’s Funeral Home, LLC,
White Plains, NY

Melissa Loose
Posey Funeral Directors,
North Augusta, SC

Nicole Lutz
Mueller Memorial,
Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Joseph Marsaglia
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science,
Pittsburgh, PA

Kori Martin
Bradley Funeral Home,
Antigo, WI

Melissa Mellen
Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home,
Schenectady, NY

Karl Meyer
Cotter Funeral Home,
Momence, IL

Kelly Monroe
Milwaukee Area Technical College,
Delafield, WI

Zhaden Myster
Henry Funeral Home, P.A.,
Cambridge, MD

Paola Nunez
Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services,
Loveland, CO

Emily O’Malley
Gardner Funeral Home,
Runnemede, NJ

Giancarlo Otalora
Caldwell and Cowan Funeral Home,
Atlanta, GA

Michelle Pante
KORU Cremation | Burial | Ceremony,
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Jenna Picou
Jim Rush Funeral Home,
Cleveland, TN

Pedro Pimentel
Perry-McStay Funeral Home,
Lincoln, RI

Stephen Posey
Posey Funeral Directors,
North Augusta, SC

Stephanie Powell
Conroe Funeral Directors,
Conroe, TX

Sharon Purcell
Holcomb-Henry-Boom-Purcell Funeral Home,
Saint Paul, MN

Theresa Reiter
Bratley-Nelson Funeral Chapels-Spooner Funeral Home,
Spooner, WI

Wanda Roberts
H. Roberts Mortuary, Inc.,
Dayton, OH

Alex Roberts
Roberts Funeral Home,
Wooster, OH

Cheryl Roberts
H. Roberts Mortuary, Inc.,
Dayton, OH

Jarad Roberts
Roberts Funeral Home,
Wooster, OH

Edgar Rodriguez
Funeraria Luz de Paz,
Bridgeport, CT

Marty Rowland
Shackelford Funeral Directors of Henderson,
Henderson, TN

Alison Sapper
Miami Dade College,
Davie, FL

Leslie Scales
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory,
Mount Pleasant, WI

Michael Scharbach
Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel,
Quincy, WA

Susan Schmidt
Schmidt Bartelt,
Mequon, WI

Lee Schubert
Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home,
Seymour, WI

Stephen Shain
Shain Family Funeral Service, Inc.,
Durant, OK

Robert Shelby
Shelby Funeral Home,
Covington, IN

Todd Shifflett
Grove Hill Funeral Home,
Dallas, TX

Joanie Smith
Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel,
Redding, CA

Amanda Stafford
Mueller Memorial,
Saint Paul, MN

Sarah Stopyra
North Shore Community College,
Leominster, MA

Donna Szczesny
DeMunn Funeral Home,
Binghamton, NY

Alexis Tadlock
Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home,
Benton, AR

Will Terry
Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home,
Coldwater, MS

Mary Thompson
Mueller Memorial,
Saint Paul, MN

Joe Trainer
Croxford Funeral Home,
Great Falls, MT

Evelester Vargas
Evie Vargas Funeral Services, LLC,
Wood Dale, IL

Allison Voorhess
H. Peters Funeral Home,
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

Jessica Wakefield
Greenwood Memorial Park & Funeral Home,
Renton, WA

Brad Walker
Walker Funeral Home,
Payson, UT

Cecile Walters Hebert
Walters Funeral Home, LLC,
Lafayette, LA

Noah Watry
Mueller Funeral Home,
Milwaukee, WI

Anna Winfrey-Washington
Winfrey Mutual Funeral Home, Inc.,
Athens, GA

Tyler Wingerson
Shoshone Funeral Service,
Kellogg, ID

Jennifer Woods
Campanella Family Funeral Home,
St. George, KS

Abi Works
Christian Memorial Chapel,
Graceville, FL

CLASS OF 2019

Benjamin Capaul
Capaul Funeral Home,
Ida, MI

Angela Clough
Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory,
Carlisle, PA

Katey Houston
Weeks’ Funeral Home,
Buckley, WA

Jill Lazar
Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory,
Carlisle, PA

Timothy McLoone
Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, Inc.,
Richboro, PA

Sarah Rehberg
Heritage Funeral Homes,
Milwaukee, WI

Kiki Rodgers
Nie Family Funeral Home,
Ann Arbor, MI

Angela Todd
Altmeyer Funeral Home,
Virginia Beach, VA

Evie Vargas
Geils Funeral Home,
Bensenville, IL

Dan Welch
Cozine Memorial Group,
Wichita, KS

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CLASS OF 2020

Devin Cole
Little Rock, AR

Judith Conway
Neosho, MO

Dave Hunter
Mansfield, MA

Sam James
James Funeral Home,
Monroe, LA

Rodney McFarland
Funerals by McFarland,
Huntersville, NC

Joy Rougeou
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service, Houston, TX

Andrew Yaggie
Glende-Nilson Funeral Home,
Fergus Falls, MN

Damon Wenig
Wenig Funeral Home,
Sheboygan Falls, WI