Rotary Club of Parker
Parker, Colorado
 
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2021 Parker Impact Awards
The Rotary Club of Parker held a virtual celebration on Thursday, March 11, 2021 to honor the recipients of the 2021 Parker Impact Award, celebrating individuals and groups who have lived out Rotary’s motto of Service Above Self during this past difficult year.
 
Our thanks to Tom Barr of Lightsail Video (https://lightsailvideo.com/) who produced the program for us, and to Rotarian Lisa Neal-Graves who created three of the short videos in the presentation.
 
If you would like to make an online donation to support the Rotary Club of Parker Foundation and its work in the community, please click here.
Latest Club News

Congratulations to Nicole Fritz, the April Student of the Month for Ponderosa High School!  Nicole joined us for our April 15 meeting, accompanied by her mom Allison and by her Spanish teacher Danelle Stanton.   Ms. Stanton credited Nicole with being dedicated, thoughtful, kind, positive and encouraging.

Nicole has served the Ponderosa community on student government and on Link Crew, as well as being involved with FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America).  Nicole lettered in cross country three years and served as team captain.  She also plays basketball and volleyball, and plays saxophone in band.

Nicole plans to attend Colorado School of Mines to study engineering.  Best wishes in this new adventure, Nicole!

Members of the Rotary Club of Parker joined others from the community to support the Parker Task Force’s drive-through food drive on Saturday, April 3.  Volunteers collected 355 cases of donations from a steady stream of cars, including representatives of the Parker Cruisers Car Club!   The club also presented a check for $3000 to the Task Force.

Congratulations to Jack Baumbach, the March Student of the Month for Ponderosa High School!  Jack joined us by Zoom with his father Jack and Assistant Principal Natalie Muñoz-Garcia.


Jack has served the Ponderosa community in a wide variety of roles, from DECA and FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) to Student Council and National Honor Society.  He has been active with Sources of Strength, a suicide prevention outreach, all four years of high school, serving as co-president for two years.  He has also served on the Activities Cabinet for Ponderosa and as a student representative to a Douglas County School District committee.  Jack has played both football and basketball all four years of high school.  With all this, Jack maintains a strong GPA.


Jack plans to attend Colorado State University to major in Civil Engineering.  We wish you every success, Jack!

 
We were happy to welcome Allie Yarochowicz, the Student of the Month for February for Ponderosa High School, to our meeting on February 11.  Allie was accompanied by her parents, Skylar and Rob, and teacher Dawn Hildenbrand.
 
Allie currently serves as the president of both FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and TSA (Technology Students Association) at Ponderosa.  She was the FBLA 3D Animation State Champion last year,  and went to state for Digital Video Production in the 10th grade.   She took second place in the TSA State Robotics Competition last year.  Allie has achieved academic letters throughout her high school career and has also achieved a letter in community service.  In addition to her academic achievements, Allie played soccer for Ponderosa for two years.
 
Allie is planning to study engineering/animation.  Her dream job would be to work as a Disney Imagineer.  Congratulations, Allie – we wish you the best!
Congratulations to Yabsira Nigussie, the Student of the Month for Ponderosa High School!  She joined us for our January 14 Zoom meeting, accompanied by her mother and her teacher Jill Nabena, who commended Yabsira for her “inclusive personality and character.”
 
Yabsira has served the Ponderosa community in a variety of roles.  She is on the Student Council Executive Board and the NHS Executive Board.  She also served as the President of the Women’s Select choir and in PAC, Link Crew and DECA.  Yabsira played tennis for Ponderosa for two years.   She has also served the larger community on Diversity conferences and as a library volunteer working with children.
 
Yabsira plans to attend an out-of-state college to study nursing.  We wish you all the best in your future endeavors, Yabsira!
Thank you to all the sponsors and participants of the 2020 State of the Town business luncheon and Impact Award, hosted by the Rotary Club of Parker.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
PACE Center/Parker, Colorado
 
Click here to see the recipients of the 2020 Parker Impact Award.  
Click here to view a slide show of the event.
 
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Parker

Service Above Self

We meet In Person & Online
Thursdays at 7:00 AM
Currently meeting online
Parker, CO 80138
United States of America
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