Thursday, December 16, 2021

Arrow Exterminators Awards the Fifth Annual E. Raymond Crim, III Scholarship

Arrow Awards $30,000 Worth of Scholarship Funds to Promising Students

L-R on Top: Shaun Denzel Jones Jr., MJ Tredway, and Payton Binns.
L-R on Bottom: Isabelle Zoeller, Madison Payne, and Bryn Foster.


Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators recently announced the winners of the fifth annual E. Raymond Crim, III Scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship was created in 2017 to honor Crim’s 44-year career in the pest control industry and his service to the military. Arrow Exterminators funds this scholarship annually and preference is given to applicants with military service and to those serving or whose families serve in the pest control industry. Below are the six recipients of the 2021 E. Raymond Crim, III Scholarship: 

Payton Binns is currently enrolled at Keiser University, located in Sarasota, FL. Binns is a part of the Army Reserve, and plans on continuing his education towards becoming a BSN-RN.

Bryn Foster is currently enrolled as a senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Foster is double majoring in Biology and Public Policy, with a minor in Sustainability Studies.

Shaun Denzel Jones Jr. is currently enrolled at Coast Alabama Community College, located in Bay Minette, AL. After graduating from Coastal Alabama Community College, Jones plans to further his studies of civil engineering at the University of South Alabama.

Madison Payne is currently enrolled as a sophomore at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). Payne works as an undergraduate researcher in the Gillaspy Lab at Virginia Tech to help her further Biochemistry major. After graduation, she plans to attend graduate school with a focus on plant research.

Mary Janell (MJ) Tredway is currently enrolled at Lee University, located in Cleveland, TN. After graduating with a psychology degree and a minor in sign language, she plans to work with special needs children. Aside from her studies, Tredway is a D2 lacrosse athlete; this upcoming summer she will be traveling to the United Kingdom to play in a lacrosse tournament with Lee University.

Isabelle Zoeller is currently enrolled as a junior at Millikin University, located in Decatur, IL. Zoeller is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Stage Management, with a minor in Psychology. Her ultimate career goal after graduation is to secure a position on a Broadway production. 

“I am truly honored for Arrow Exterminators to be awarding the E. Raymond Crim, III Scholarship to students as deserving as these individuals,” said E. Raymond Crim, III Senior Executive Vice President Emeritus – Ex Officio Member. “It is a display of Arrow’s commitment to giving back to our community and supporting the academic and career goals of our industry’s next generation.”

“It is always a great pleasure to award the E. Raymond Crim, III Scholarship to deserving students in recognition of Ray, and his industry contributions and military accomplishments,” said Emily Thomas Kendrick, Chief Executive Officer. “It is an honor to be able to award these scholarships to these hard-working individuals. Community is one of our Core Values and we love being able to give back to the communities we serve. These students are future leaders and we look forward to seeing what their futures hold.”