Sprague Pest Solutions announced the two winners of their scholarship fund to assist the children of employees and their dependents in their pursuits of traditional postsecondary education, technical or vocational training.
The two winners were Ryli Frost and Maddie Wallace. Each recipient received $2,500 each for their continuing education pursuits.
Frost, of Kuna, Idaho, is the daughter of Somer Nielsen, regional account manager based in Boise. She will be attending the College of Western Idaho in the fall.
Wallace, of Zillah, Wash., is the daughter of Jared Wallace, a regional manager. She will be continuing her education at Yakima Valley Community College.
“Sprague has been a consistent proponent of developing an ongoing learning environment that supports whole-person development,” Leila Haas, director of people operations, said. “We created the scholarship program as an opportunity for Sprague co-workers and families to achieve their educational aspirations and help them invest in their future.”
Scholarship applicants submitted an essay describing what they have done to give back to their community, what has been there most significant accomplishment and how it impacted their life and how they intend to use the scholarship to advance their skills, knowledge and abilities as they pursue their education.
The applications were reviewed by a select committee of Sprague employees and winners were notified in early September.
Since Sprague Pest Solutions was founded in 1926, it was been a committed to provide and encourage employees to advance their professional education. The company currently has four board certified entomologist and 28 associate certified entomologists among its ranks.