State Pest Association Awards 2017 Educational Scholarships

Association recognizes five students with honor

The Education Foundation of the North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) recently awarded five Past President’s Scholarships to students pursuing post-high school degrees.

“NCPMA congratulates these students on their accomplishments, and we are happy to be a part of their educational journey,” said Donnie Shelton, NCPMA President. “We are proud to offer the Past President’s Scholarship yearly to help our members and their families reach their educational goals.”





Mary Elise Capron

Concord, NC

Rowan Cabarrus Community College/Wake Technical Community College


Victoria Fonte

Jacksonville, NC

North Carolina State University


Crystal Mabe

Parkton, NC

Campbell University

Physical Therapy

Jared Matthews

Autryville, NC

North Carolina State University

Agricultural Business Management

Ansley Smith

Wilson, NC

East Carolina University


The Past President’s Scholarship by the Education Foundation of the NCPMA was created in 2004 to help encourage and build the next generation of pest management professionals. Scholarships are awarded to owners or employees of NCPMA member companies and/or their family members including spouses, children and grandchildren. Preference is given to those who demonstrate an interest in pursuing careers in the pest management industry.

NCPMA has awarded nearly $169,000 in scholarships since 2005.