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Memorial Scholarship Established for Athletic Chaplain Maurice Hilliard
An endowed memorial scholarship has been created in honor of Maurice T. Hilliard, who passed away on March 12, 2012, at age 44. A member of the Pepperdine family for more than a decade, Maurice most recently served as the University's athletic chaplain and was program director of the University's Boone Center for the Family.
Maurice deeply impacted the lives of countless students during his time with the University, providing endless encouragement with his ministry. Seaver College alumna Jazz Brice ('11) was among these students, serving as an intern with Maurice during her undergraduate years. "Maurice was a servant-leader whose entire existence flowed out of his profound purpose of loving God and loving His people," reflected Jazz. "I hope that Maurice's scholarship can provide an opportunity for future students to encounter God in the Pepperdine community that Maurice loved so much."
For more information or to contribute to this scholarship, please contact Lacey Von Lanken at (310) 506-6899 or firstname.lastname@example.org.