Atlanta, Ga.-based Arrow Exterminators announced the winners of its sixth annual internal scholarship program, which awards $4,000 in scholarship money to four students.
The scholarship program was open to Arrow Exterminator team members and their dependents who were either graduating high school seniors or enrolled in a college program.
The applicants each wrote a short essay on what has surprised them the most about the pest control industry.
The following four students are the winners of the scholarship program and will each receive a $1,000 scholarship.
- Samantha Bennett is currently attending McPherson College in McPherson City, Kansas. During her time at McPherson, Samantha plans to play softball for her school, while majoring in elementary education.
- Carter Bradford is a freshman at Georgia Southern University where he is working to obtain his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. During his time in college, Carter has joined organizations on campus that correlate with his studies, as well as joined Delta Chi fraternity.
- Rolando Albarracin-Rivera is a chemistry major at the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey. After graduation, Rolando plans to pursue his dreams of obtaining his Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) to help contribute to, and further the field of medicine.
- Makayla Tatum is entering her first year of college this year. Makayla currently has offers to play softball at several schools but hasn’t decided which school to attend yet. In addition to playing softball, Makayla plans to major in film and production with hopes of pursuing a career in sports production.
Arrow Exterminators created the scholarship program for Arrow Exterminator team members and their families to encourage personal growth. The money awarded is designed to assist students with their higher education expenses and facilitate their path in pursuing a career.