Secret Site Map
Monday, December 22, 2014

Home News Introducing Dr. Eleanor 'Jo' Cook

Introducing Dr. Eleanor 'Jo' Cook

People

At its undergraduate ceremony in May, Columbia International University honored Mrs. Eleanor “Jo” Cook.

| June 11, 2012

Dr. "Jo" Cook and Columbia International University President Dr. Bill Jones.

 

At its undergraduate ceremony in May, Columbia International University honored Mrs. Eleanor “Jo” Cook, co-owner of Cook’s Pest Control, with the Doctor of Humane Letters Degree.

At its undergraduate ceremony in May, Columbia International University honored Mrs. Eleanor “Jo” Cook, co-owner of Cook’s Pest Control, with the Doctor of Humane Letters Degree.

Mrs. Cook was honored for her life-long service to the cause of Christ and because she embodies the core values of CIU.

As guest speaker of the commencement ceremony for 245 undergraduate, graduate and seminary students, Mrs. Cook spoke about the sufficiency of God in her life. She told graduates to enjoy the “exhilarating adventure of living out God’s plan for you as you help people know, love and obey Jesus Christ.”

Columbia International University (formerly Columbia Bible College) was founded in 1923 in Columbia, S.C. CIU educates people to be pastors, missionaries, teachers, counselors and more, so they may better serve the Lord in ministry, on the mission field or in the marketplace.

Mrs. Cook’s daughter-in-law and Secretary-Treasurer of Cook’s Pest Control, Lyn Cook, has served on the Board of Trustees for CIU since 2009.

In 1950, Mrs. Cook partnered with her late husband John R. Cook to assume responsibilities of the family business that Mr. Cook’s father, John Lewis Cook, began in 1928. Cook’s Pest Control has been the recipient of various national awards, including the Better Business Bureau award for Business Ethics and the National Pest Management Association’s Pinnacle Award. The Pinnacle award is given to a highly select group of companies that meet the highest standard for exemplary practices in the pest control industry.

 

Top news

PCT Announces Winner of 13th Annual Photo Contest

Mark VanderWerp, manager of education and training at Rose Pest Solutions, takes home top honors with his photo of a jumping spider perched on a “succulent” plant.

Alpha Ecological Participates in Downtown Boulder’s Lights of December Parade

The parade featured floats from various local businesses, churches, and civic centers in the Boulder area.

Malden High Schools Collaborate with Yankee Pest Control in Mural Contest

Students from Walden, Mass., area high schools painted murals on the backside of Yankee Pest Control's building for a competition. Yankee generously paid for all of the paint supplies and tarps, and provided pizza and refreshments to all of the students each time they were on site.

El Paso Truly Nolen Acquires Fox Pest Control

Truly Nolen expands its Texas footprint with the acquistion of Fox Pest Control, a well established company.

Florida PCO to Provide Three Free Bed Bug Jobs for Christmas

This Christmas season Keller's Pest Control, Bradenton, Fla., will reward three needy families free bed bug treatments, the Bradenton Herald reported.

x