American Pest Control introduced the Gene Higginbotham Memorial Scholarship in May 2016. Gene Higginbotham founded American Pest Control in 1971. He valued family, education, and community as top priorities for his company. Mr. Higginbotham passed away on August 30th, 2015 and the scholarship was created in his honor by family and employees to continue his legacy. For American Pest Control's 45th anniversary year, the scholarship was awarded to children of American Pest Control employees who graduated in May 2016. The scholarship is now open to all local students. To date, we have given away over $120,000 in scholarships.
The application process is closed for the 2021 - 2022 school year. Check back here in January 2023 for the newest application.