Achievement 4

Seniors are Honored for Their Hard Work

Five Parker high school students have been honored by the Rotary Club of Parker in recent months for their achievements in their final year of high school.

The Chaparral High School students were Dawson Cranmer, who was honored in October, and Emma Hayden, the November honoree.

Dawson is a member of the National Honor Society, student government, and the varsity football and wrestling teams. Ranked 23rd in his class of 471 with a 4.12 grade-point average, Dawson is currently applying to various universities.

Emma has a heavy academic schedule, taking three advance placement classes, while also making time for National Honor Society, the girls basketball team and serving as publicity director of DECA. Ranked 29th in her class of 471 with a 4.0 grade-point-average, Emma is applying to various universities.

The Lutheran High School’s Tanner Sperle was honored in October and is ranked fifth in his class of 83 with a 4.28 grade point average.

Tanner is the vice president of the National Honor Society, a member of the Student Council and member of the Douglas County 4H Club. He also teaches religious education to kindergartners at his church and has been on four mission trips. Tanner plans to attend college next year, majoring in agriculture with a minor in business.

The Ponderosa High School students were Izzy Schneyer, who was honored in October, and Sean Wilcox, November’s honoree.

Izzy is Student Council president, design editor/editor-in-chief of the school newspaper and a member of the varsity volleyball team. She is also involved in community service projects, such as the Ronald McDonald House, Parker Task Force, Denver Rescue Mission, the school’s Classroom Garden, Slow Food Denver, Project Angle Heart and Project C.U.R.E. Izzy is applying to Colorado State University and the University of Colorado and plans on studying dietetics and nutrition.

Sean is a member of the Student Council, Future Business Leaders of America, DECA, the National Honor Society, and the cross-country and track teams. He is also involved in community service projects, such as Back-To-School Night, helping run unified sports games and summer school tutoring. Sean is applying to the University of Colorado-Boulder and the Colorado School of Mines, and plans to study either chemical or electrical engineering.