Wilden, part of PSG, a Dover company and a manufacturer of double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, announced today the name of the local winner of the Dover Sons & Daughters Scholarship Program. 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 record, test scores, leadership abilities and through their extracurricular activities and work record. Awardees may receive up to $10,000 in undergraduate scholarship support contingent upon maintaining academic and program eligibility. Now in its fifth year, this program has made 193 awards approaching $1.2 million in scholarship support.
Erik Loyd is a 2006 graduate of Etiwanda High School. Following graduation Erik joined the Marine Corps where he served until 2014. He served with 1st Force Reconnaissance Company as a Reconnaissance Marine. Erik did three deployments, one of which was a combat deployment to Afghanistan. Erik is currently attending California State University, San Marcos where he is majoring in accounting. After graduation, he plans to earn his CPA and ultimately to pursue a career as a Special Agent for the FBI. Erik is the son of David Loyd, who is employed at Wilden.
“We are pleased to recognize Erik as one of the 29 recipients of this award,” said Denny Buskirk, vice president & general manager. “Recipients of this prestigious scholarship were selected from students who applied worldwide across all Dover Operating Companies. Being selected for this scholarship is a true honor and we commend Erik on this achievement and also thank him for his service to our country.”