The Wesley L. Bender Scholarship Fund 


The Golden West Chapter awarded four college scholarships to

qualifying students who were related to an employee in the explosives industry or related field.


The Scholarships were awarded to:



Spencer Reid


Spencer is the son of Bill Reid, one of our past Chapter Presidents.




Holly Haughy


Holly is the daughter of Jim and Carey Haughy.  Both long time members of

the Golden West Chapter and Carey served as our Secretary for severeal years.




America Aguilar-Andrade


America’s parents are Tony and Rocio Aguilar. 

Tony is employed with the BoDean Company Inc of Santa Rosa, CA.




Charity Goldsmith-Ding


Charity’s parents are Denise Ding and Norman Goldsmith.

Norm is with SGI in Ione, California.