Here at American Pest Control, we have been supporting families, communities, and education for over 46 years. For as long as our doors have been open, we’ve seen the value and importance of supporting community schools and youth in our communities. Our employees are passionate about Partners in Education programs and have helped us focus on more ways of reaching out to schools over the years. You’ve probably heard about the Gene Higginbotham Scholarship Application that was introduced in 2016, but we’d love to share some of the other ways we have gotten involved with Partners in Education!
In addition to implementing pest management solutions, our technicians, customer service representatives, and staff are highly trained in insect behavior and biology. In order to effectively use integrated pest management strategies, we have to understand why bugs do the things they do and how our products work to keep them out of customers’ houses. To keep up to date on insect education and industry technology, we have weekly, monthly, and quarterly meetings designed to inform our top notch team of the ever-evolving world of pest management. We love to share this information with our customers and anyone else who is interested in learning!
We visit schools, preschool programs, and libraries with educational programs that correspond with the classroom curriculum. Recently, we hosted two classes on wildlife animal behavior at Live Oak Morning School in Athens, GA.
We also participate in extra curricular programs such as FFA Farm Day at Belton-Honea Path High School, Field Days at several elementary schools across our service areas, Teacher of the Year celebrations in Walton and Barrow counties, and Agriculture Day at Winder Barrow High School in Winder, GA.
We have supported the arts at a community, public school, and university levels by sponsoring and attending plays and fine arts programs. Next month, our Winder office location is partnering with Barrow County Schools, Barrow Book Partnership, Piedmont Regional Libraries, and WJBB to host the first annual For the Love of Books Book Drive.
We are thankful to work in communities that have welcomed us with opened arms and allowed us to volunteer our time and resources to aid children in families in our communities! If there is an opportunity for us to teach, sponsor, or volunteer, please do not hesitate to contact us!