Selected Educational Trust Announces Leadership Academy Scholarship Recipient!

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Selected Educational Trust Announces Leadership Academy Scholarship Recipient!

LIINCOLNSHIRE, ILL. — Selected Independent
Funeral Homes Educational Trust
announced the recipient of the 2021
to the Selected Leadership Academy. This scholarship,
valued at more than $5,000, was generously sponsored by a grant from
Homesteaders Life Company.

Jamie Locke, Funeral Director for Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapels of Mason City, IA had this to say about being chosen for this prestigious award, “I am very honored to accept this award and look forward to participating in the Leadership Academy.  I am very grateful to the Selected Educational Trust as well as Homesteaders Life Company for this opportunity.”

This Trust scholarship provides the recipient with full two-year tuition plus an annual stipend to participate in the Selected’s Leadership Academy, a unique and rewarding educational opportunity offered exclusively to Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ members. The Academy is a personalized journey for those, no matter title or position, who believe their leadership matters and choose to become better.

“It’s a big commitment on the part of the participant,” stated Bea Pedersen, the Trust’s Executive Director, “not only financially, but particularly with regard to the amount of time each class member must commit. But the reward is equally great. We are honored to be able to assist these dynamic professionals with this opportunity to grow and lead. And we are deeply grateful to Homesteaders Life Company for making this fantastic scholarship possible.”

For more information about the Trust, please contact Bea Pedersen.