Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s Noel Pratt Wins Mark Hornibrook Scholarship: A Beacon of Excellence in Mortuary Science

In an announcement on February 14, 2024, the Funeral Service Foundation proudly shared that over $165,000 in scholarships were awarded in the latter half of 2023 for academic and professional development within the funeral service field.

Among the distinguished recipients, Noel Pratt from Glendale, Arizona, a dedicated student of the Mortuary Science program at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, stood out by being honored with the Mark Hornibrook Memorial Scholarship, amounting to $2,500.

This accolade is not just a testament to Noel’s academic excellence and commitment to their future career in funeral service but also highlights the foundation’s commitment to fostering the next generation of funeral service professionals. As we celebrate Noel’s achievement, it’s essential to recognize the broader impact of these scholarships in supporting students’ aspirations and enabling their contributions to the profession. Noel’s recognition, along with others, underscores the importance of continued investment in education and professional development within the funeral service sector, ensuring a compassionate and skilled workforce ready to serve communities in their times of need.

Read the full Press Release: The Funeral Service Foundation Announces 2023 Scholarship Awards and Prepares to Launch Spring 2024 Scholarships – News Release – 02.14.2024