MASON, OH – OPW Fluid Transfer Group, a Dover company and the global leader in providing expert solutions for the safe and efficient handling of hazardous liquids, announced that the daughters of two of its employees have been selected as local winners of the newly established Dover Sons & Daughters Scholarship Program.
Angeli Ledesma, a sophomore who is majoring in Biology at the University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, and Megan McGurn, a senior at St. Pius X High School in Kansas City, MO, will each receive a $2,500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year and up to $10,000 in undergraduate scholarship support contingent upon maintaining academic and program eligibility. McGurn plans to attend University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, this fall and major in Pediatric Nursing. Ledesma is the daughter of Hernando Ledesma, who is employed at Skokie, IL-based Midland Manufacturing Inc. McGurn is the daughter of Tammy McGurn, who is employed at Kansas City, MO-based Civacon. Midland and Civacon are divisions of OPW Fluid Transfer Group.
“We are delighted to recognize Angeli Ledesma and Megan McGurn as two of the 68 global recipients of this prestigious scholarship,” said Tim Warning, President of OPW Fluid Transfer Group. “Recipients of this award were selected from students who applied worldwide across all of Dover’s operating companies. Being selected for this scholarship is a true honor, and we commend our local recipients on their impressive achievement.”
The Dover Sons & Daughters Scholarship recognizes outstanding high school seniors and current college students who are the children of Dover employees and who have demonstrated excellence through their academic records, test scores, leadership abilities, extracurricular activities and work record. Scholarship selections were made by a four-member, independent committee comprised of academic professionals from prominent universities.