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Syngenta, PCT Announce 23rd Crown Leadership Award Recipients

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The annual awards spotlight individuals who have contributed positively to the growth and development of the structural pest control industry. This year's winners were recogized during a special reception at PestWorld.

| October 24, 2011

NEW ORLEANS — For the 23rd consecutive year, PCT and Syngenta Professional Products recognize Crown Leadership Award winners at NPMA PestWorld.

The awards spotlight individuals who have contributed positively to the growth and development of the structural pest control industry, as well as established ties with fellow business leaders, civic groups and customers in their local communities.
This year’s award winners are:
• Judy Black, The Steritech Group, Charlotte, N.C.
• Bruce Carter, Carter Services, Farmington, N.M.
• Chris Christensen, Christensen’s Urban Insect Solutions, Lexington, Ky.
• Chris Donaghy, Residex-Turfgrass, Roselle, N.J./Novi, Mich.
• Earl Hallberg, Presto-X, Omaha, Neb.
• Charles Wright, North Carolina State University (retired), Raleigh, N.C.
• Jeff Johnson, A-Active Termite & Pest Control, Virginia Beach, Va.
• Emily Thomas Kendrick, Arrow Exterminators, Atlanta
• Phil “Doc” Nichols, Massey Services, Orlando, Fla.
• Jeff Springer, Springer Professional Home Services, Des Moines, Iowa
• Gerry Wegner, Varment Guard Environmental Services, Columbus, Ohio

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