DOVER — Dover Capital City Rotary Club recognized two outstanding 2021 high school graduates with $1,000 scholarships and certificates of accomplishment at recent club meetings.
Hasana Parker, a graduate of Smyrna H.S., was recognized on July 1, at the club’s luncheon meeting at Dover’s Maple Dale Country Club.
“Ms. Parker and her family are from Saudi Arabia, and she has excelled in many areas,” said Larence Kirby, club scholarship chair. “Ms. Parker had a 4.1 GPA and will attend Pomona College in Claremont, California, and major in computer science.”
Her high school curriculum included multiple honors, Advance Placement and dual college courses. Her many activities included serving as class president; Teen Driver Challenge; student mentor; and founder of the Delaware Black Student Coalition.
Erika Synoski was recognized on July 22 at the club’s Thursday luncheon meeting at Dover’s Maple Dale Country Club. Ms. Synoski graduated from Dover H.S. with a 4.46 GPA, ranking third in her class of 407.
She will attend Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, and major in kinesiology, the study of human movement.
Larence Kirby, club scholarship chair, said, “Erika’s high school curriculum included multiple academic honors and Advance Placement courses; the Highest School-Wide Average Award; Delaware Secretary of Education Scholar recognition; the Governor’s School for Excellence; and membership in the National Honor Society. Her biography speaks of her desire to achieve her goals and is notable for her positive attitude.”