Recipients are Laura Schroeder, branch manager, Spencer Pest Services, and Charity Lowder, Atlantic call center manager, Orkin.
FAIRFAX, Va. — The National Pest Management Association's (NPMA) affiliate organization Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM), announced the recipients of the 2012 PWIPM Scholarship are Laura Schroeder, branch manager of the Greenville, S.C. branch of Spencer Pest Services, and Charity Lowder, Atlantic call center manager at Orkin.
"PWIPM is extremely proud to offer our annual scholarship to these deserving women," said PWIPM Chairwoman Sheri Spencer. "It is especially rewarding to know that we are not only assisting individuals who might not otherwise be able to continue their studies but also helping lay the groundwork for the future generation of female pest management professionals."
As the recipients of the annual scholarship, Schroeder and Lowder will receive funding to further their careers, as well as a trip to Boston for PestWorld 2012.
The PWIPM Annual Scholarship is for women interested in advancing or securing a career in the pest management industry. The recipient(s) may use the scholarship to defer costs related to advancing their education and/or career in the pest management industry.
PWIPM is an affiliate group of the National Pest Management Association that attracts, develops and supports women in the pest management industry through educational programs, resources, and peer networking at the national and local level.