Sam Bogie, a technician at Environmental Health Solutions, who is a finalist in the Young Pest Controller of the Year category at the National Pest Awards 2021, has been featured in his local newspaper.
The Falkirk Herald highlighted Mr Bogie’s achievement. He previously attended Falkirk High School in the town and only joined the pest control industry last year, having previously worked in a cafe upon leaving school in 2017.
Mr Bogie said: “Throughout 2019 I was seriously thinking about ‘getting a career’ and was looking into possible apprenticeships that I could do at college.
“I was also very seriously considering joining the Armed Forces and in particular The Royal Navy. In all honesty, the thought of becoming a pest control technician had never crossed my mind.”
The category winner will be announced at National Pest Awards, which are taking place at The Houses of Parliament in London on Thursday, September 9.