Students Awarded Scholarships by State Pest Association

The Education Foundation of the North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) announced its recent scholarship recipients.

The Foundation awarded a scholarship to Chris Hayes to assist in the continuation of his studies at North Carolina State University (NCSU). Hayes is a graduate student studying Entomology with a focus on bed bugs.

The Foundation awards $1,500 annually to students attending North Carolina State University. The scholarship was presented at the NCPMA Pest Control Technician’s School in Durham in January 2022.

In addition, the Foundation recently awarded Past President’s Scholarships to eight students pursuing post-high school education programs in the fall of 2021.





Ryan Collins

Terminix Services

Southwestern Community College

Suzan Eudy

Carolina Pest Management

Rowan Cabarrus Community College

Paul Kelly

McNeely Pest Control

East Carolina University

Adam Lunsford


Indiana State University

Rachelle Mendiola


Western Carolina University

Chase Miller

Clint Miller Exterminating

North Carolina State University

Wesley Stevens

Bruce Terminix Company

Regent University

Ashley Terrell

Carolina Pest Management

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

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 more than $200,000 in scholarships since 2005.