ICCFA Educational Foundation Awards 29 Scholarships To The 2021 ICCFA Virtual Convention & Exposition

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ICCFA Educational Foundation Awards 29 Scholarships To The 2021 ICCFA Virtual Convention & Exposition

STERLING, VA – Continuing the tradition of making educational opportunities available to International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association’s (ICCFA) members, the ICCFA Educational Foundation has announced that all 29 graduates of the 2019 ICCFA University will receive full scholarships to join the online, interactive ICCFA Virtual Convention & Exposition which will take place May 17-21, 2021.

When asked about the scholarships, Educational Foundation president Jim Price, CCFE, CCrE, commented, “With no barrier to entry this year due to a virtual format, our 2019 University graduates will be able attend the ICCFA Virtual Convention & Expo to take inspiration from keynote speakers, join educational sessions, visit with exhibitors to learn about products and services that have been born out of this time of COVID-19, and become part of online conversations, all from the safety and comfort of their home or office.” The Educational Foundation credits the ability to make these scholarships available to the generous support of their donors who continue to make it possible for so many in the profession to further their education and elevate their ability to serve families well.

The following ICCFA University graduates will be joining their colleagues at the 2021 ICCFA Virtual Convention & Expo:

  • Rafael Azevedo Flores – Cortel S/A
  • Felipe Badotti – Memorial Cemiterio e Crematorio
  • Susan Barney – Greenleaf Memorial Park Inc
  • Brian Bartlett – Memorial Mountain View Mortuary, Cemetery and Pet Garden
  • Nathan Caviness – Diocese of Phoenix Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Homes
  • Brian Childers – Woodside Cemetery & Arboretum
  • Mark Christopherson – Professional Cemetery Services
  • Clift Dempsey, CCFE – Dempsey Funeral Services
  • Chris Hensley – Crown Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home
  • Victor Holland – Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery & Funeral Home
  • Linda Jankowski – webCemeteries.com
  • Jeremy Layton, CFSP – Redwood Memorial Mortuary
  • Roger Martin – Cave Hill Cemetery
  • Joseph Moore – Moore Funeral Home
  • Lynne Moore – Moore Funeral Home
  • Nathan Nardi – New Cathedral Cemetery
  • Linda Olvera – Sunset Memorial Park & Funeral Home
  • Alexandra Petrini – Cypress Lawn
  • Tamala Randolph – Frederick Memorial Gardens
  • Jeremy Rochell – Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery
  • Jose Raul Ruiz – Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Cemetery
  • Raymond Sala – Cypress Lawn
  • Mike Sanchez – Coastal Funeral Center
  • Alberto Sandoval – El Campanario
  • Alesia Skinner – Paxtang Cemetery
  • Jackson Williams – Moore Funeral Home
  • Linda Williams – Moore Funeral Home
  • Benjamin Wilson – Evergreen Burial Park
  • Stephanie Zimmerman – Global Atlantic Financial Group

The ICCFA Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) entity, established to make education accessible to future leaders in the deathcare profession and thereby raise the standards of professionalism within the industry. To learn more about the work of the Foundation and upcoming educational opportunities, please visit https://iccfa.com/educational-foundation/.

Founded in 1887, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association is the only international trade association representing all segments of the cemetery, cremation, funeral and memorialization profession. Its membership is composed of more than 9,100 rooftop locations and 18,000 professionals in the cemetery, funeral home and crematory industries, as well as supplier and related businesses worldwide.