The Greater Latrobe Partners in Education Foundation is pleased to welcome new board member Maria Graziano-Bickerstaff. Greater Latrobe Senior High School in 2011 and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from St. Vincent College. While completing her degree at St. Vincent, Graziano-Bickerstaff prepared for a possible career in funeral service by attending the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. She graduated with an Associate in Specialized Technology Degree in Funeral Service Arts and Sciences. Graziano-Bickerstaff is now a full-time funeral director at Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, following in the footsteps of her father, uncle, and grandfather. Graziano-Bickerstaff puts her marketing degree to use every day as she helps manage, update, and create content for the funeral home website, Facebook page, and marketing campaigns.
Graziano-Bickerstaff is joining the volunteer board of directors comprised of parents, alumni, and civic and business leaders committed to effectively governing the Greater Latrobe Partners in Education Foundation. GLPIEF’s mission is to ensure the highest level of education innovation supporting GLSD students, faculty, and staff with community involvement in a partnership of lifetime learning through philanthropic and volunteer opportunities. To learn more about the GLPIEF please visit www.glpief.org.