Hamilton, OH, May 6, 2020 – OPW recently announced its winners for the Dover Sons & Daughters Scholarship Program.
Kayla Baah is the daughter of OPW employee Pamela Baah. Kayla attends Mason High School in Mason, Ohio, and will be a freshman at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP), majoring in Industrial Design.
Olaf Lukasiewicz is the son of Midland Manufacturing employee Miroslaw Lukasiewicz. Olaf attends Jones College Prep in Chicago, Illinois, and will be a freshman at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, studying Marketing.
Andrew Peters is the son of OPW employee April Peters. Andrew attends Grimsley High School in Greensboro, North Carolina, and will be a freshman at the University of North Carolina, majoring in Mathematics as a student of the UNCW Honors College.
Kayla, Olaf and Andrew were selected as three of the 33 winners representing Dover locations around the world.
“We are honored to be supporting Kayla, Olaf and Andrew by assisting them in achieving their educational goals” said Kevin Long, President of OPW. “We recognize that education is not only essential for the continued success of our business, but also strengthens the fabric of the communities where our employees live and work.”
Scholarships are made available to the children of full-time employees of Dover and its Operating Companies worldwide. Selections are made by a four-member committee of college admissions professionals from prominent universities based on academic excellence, leadership abilities and extracurricular activities. Winners represent both high school seniors and current college students who may receive up to $10,000 in scholarship support over the four years of their undergraduate education. Now in its ninth year, the program has made 314 awards providing over $2.1 million in scholarship support.
OPW is defining what’s next through innovations designed to enhance safety, reliability, efficiency and business performance for the retail fueling, fluid-handling and car-wash industries. Specifically, OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapor-recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank-truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car-wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of Dover Corporation. To learn more about how OPW is defining what’s next in each of its markets, visit opwglobal.com.
About The Dover Foundation:
The Dover Foundation was established in 2011. The Foundation is tax exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. The Dover Foundation is committed to supporting causes and programs that promote education and enhance the lives of Dover Company employees and their families. One such program is the Dover Sons & Daughters Scholarship Program.