ALISTAIR McMullan, from Portbradden, has won the N.A.F.D.’s Scales Award, after gaining the highest marks in the Diploma in Funeral Directing examination in March 2012.
After completing his A Levels, Alistair joined a food distribution company for several years before taking up a position in the Civil Service.
He worked with D.J.M. Robinson & Son on a part time basis for a number of years, passing his Foundation Certificate in Funeral Directing in 2009, before taking up a full time position in 2010.
In 2011 he completed and passed the theoretical examinations for the B.I.E. and is currently studying for the practical examination.
David Robinson of D.J.M. Robinson & Son is delighted with Alistair’s achievement, saying: “As a company we aspire to the highest standard possible. Alistair’s achievement is a fitting accolade for all his hard work and commitment to the profession.”
Alistair is married to Arlene and has three children – Kathryn, Lynsey and William. He is actively involved with his local church in Ballintoy where he was commissioned as a Parish Reader in 2006 and has been Honorary Treasurer since 2004.