Arrow Exterminators awards scholarships to 12 students


November 30, 2022


Shay Runion, chief human resources officer and SVP of professional development; Emily Thomas Kendrick, CEO; Caleb Edwards, internal Scholarship Winner; Shaun Jones, internal Scholarship Winner; Amanda Mayo, internal Scholarship Winner; Joe Thomas, chairman of the board; Krysten Simpkins, Ray Crim Scholarship winner; Tim Pollard, president and COO. In the front row is Brianna Bruner, internal scholarship winner, and Brianna Harris, internal scholarship winner. PHOTO: ARROW EXTERMINATORS

Atlanta, Ga.-based Arrow Exterminators announced 10 winners of its 10th annual internal scholarship program, as well as two winners of the sixth annual E. Raymond Crim III Scholarship.

The internal scholarship program was open to Arrow Exterminators team members and their dependents who were either graduating high school seniors or enrolled in a college program.

The applicants were asked to write a short essay on what has surprised them the most about the pest control industry.

The following 10 students are the winners of the internal scholarship program; each will receive a $5,000 scholarship:

  • Amanda Mayo, of Midtown, Ga.
  • Anna Mayo, of Midtown, Ga.
  • Maggie Flood, of Roswell, Ga.
  • Brinley Gunther, of Kennesaw, Ga.
  • Shaun Denzel Jones Jr., of Mobile, Ala.
  • Caleb Edwards, of South Mobile, Ala.
  • Brianna Harris, of Enterprise, Ala.
  • Brianna Bruner, of Warner Robbins, Ga.
  • Samantha Bennett, of Fort Worth, Texas
  • Logan Hoppel, of Madisonville, Tenn.

The E. Raymond Crim III Scholarship was created in 2017 to honor Crim’s 44 years in the pest control industry, 25 of which were with Arrow Exterminators, and his service to the military. Arrow Exterminators funds this scholarship annually and preference is given to applicants with military service and to those serving or whose families serve in the pest control industry. Below are the two recipients of the E. Raymond Crim III Scholarship; each will receive $5,000:

  • Carter Bradford, of Woodstock, Ga.
  • Krysten Simpkins, of McDonough, Ga.

“It is always a great pleasure to award the E. Raymond Crim, III Scholarship to deserving students in recognition of Ray, and his industry contributions and military accomplishments,” Emily Thomas Kendrick, CEO of Arrow Exterminators, said in the news release. “It is an honor to be able to award these scholarships to these hard-working individuals. Community is one of our Core Values and we love being able to give back to the communities we serve. These students are future leaders and we look forward to seeing what their futures hold.”


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Ellen Wagner is a former digital editor for PMP magazine.

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