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The Conference Awards National Board Examination Scholarships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards
Contact: Sarah Gill exams@theconferenceonline.org

The Conference Awards National Board Examination Scholarships

HILTON HEAD, SC (March, 2017) – The Board of Directors of The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards selected five candidates to receive the National Board Examination (NBE) scholarship. The scholarship allows recipients to sit for the NBE with the $500 examination fee waived.

The scholarship program was open to first-time exam candidates eligible to sit for the NBE within one year. To enter, applicants were asked why honesty is important in their educational experience and throughout their career as a funeral service professional. From the nearly 70 scholarship entries received, The Conference Board of Directors selected the five individuals at random during the Board of Directors Meeting on February 28, 2017, in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The Board of Directors will select five more scholarship candidates in the Fall of 2017.

The NBE Scholarship recipients are:

  • Brandy Carter, Wayne State University
  • Nicole Lutz, University of Minnesota
  • Brandon Miller, Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
  • Madison Patch, Carl Sandburg College
  • Angel Warr, Carl Sandburg College

The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards is headquartered in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Founded in 1904, the membership of The Conference is composed of funeral service licensing boards and regulatory agencies throughout the United States and Canada. For more information on The Conference, visit www.theconferenceonline.org.

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