FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards
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The Conference Awards Spring 2018 National Board Examination Scholarships
NEW ORLEANS, LA (February 27, 2018) – 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 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 tasked with reviewing the Exam Security section of The Conference’s website, and submitting a brief essay on the importance of exam security. From the record-breaking 80 eligible scholarship entries received, The Conference Board of Directors selected the five individuals at random during the Board of Directors Meeting on February 27, 2018 in New Orleans. The Board of Directors will also award five additional scholarships in the fall, bringing the total number of scholarships to ten for the year.
The Spring 2018 NBE Scholarship recipients are:
- Matthew Lovett, Ogeechee Technical College
- Yecenia Reyes, Cypress College
- Joni Ross, Southern Illinois University
- Hannah Snider, Lincoln College of New England
- Breanna Williams, Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service
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.