MERRILLVILLE | The Indiana Funeral Directors Association awarded Lennette Smith of Merrillville the Executive Director Scholarship at its 133rd annual convention held June 5-6.
Mr. Curtis Rostad, IFDA Executive Director, awards this scholarship, to recognize the understanding of and dedication to the philosophy and standards of funeral service, to a deserving mortuary science student.
Selection is done by a committee of the Indiana Funeral Education Foundation.
Smith is a student at Ivy Tech East Chicago and plans to graduate in May of 2014.
Founded in 1880, the Indiana Funeral Directors Association is the professional organization serving Indiana’s funeral service professionals with member services, advocacy and education. One of the oldest funeral service associations in the nation, IFDA represents 1,200 licensed funeral directors in Indiana.