Jessica, Steven, and Gigi
Texas, June 5, 2017 -
Women’s Club is proud
to grant scholarships totaling $6,500
scholarships to three graduating Parker seniors this year. The 2017
recipients are Jessica Elliott, Steven Elliott and Gigi Tartaglino.
The recipients have excellent scholastic records and participated in numerous
Jessica will graduate from
Magnolia Academy (home school) and will attend SMU
focusing on Biological Sciences and Fine Arts.
Her future plan to be a physician is complemented by her dedication to
Ballet with 40+ performances on a national level as well as numerous medals /
awards as a classical pianist. She has
already completed college coursework and actively serves the community at
numerous non profits.
Gigi will graduate from Plano East Senior High and plans to
attend Texas Christian University focusing on Biochemistry. In addition to advanced placement classes,
she is a member of National Honor Society and
actively serves the community through mission activities locally and
abroad as well as a volunteer at local
schools, hospitals and UNICEF.
Steven will graduate from Magnolia Academy (home school) and will attend Harvard focusing on the field of Electrical
Engineering. In addition to having
college courses at Collin County and SMU already behind him, he is also a
robotics designer (patent pending), recipient of numerous
science and engineering awards, a classical pianist and a cross-country
The Parker Women's
Club (PWC) is a
501(c)3 charitable organization. It was organized in August 1973, and is
made up of a diverse group of women sharing the mutual goal of promoting a
sense of ownership for the Parker community that is based on charity, service
and friendship. PWC
awarded its first $200
scholarship in 1984 reflecting the membership's commitment to future Parker
generations. Since 2003, PWC has awarded 28 scholarships
Parker seniors. In addition to scholarships, fundraising efforts have
enabled the PWC to
support the Parker Volunteer Fire Department with annual donations, to finance
and coordinate the periodic publication of the City of Parker Directory, and to
construct a gazebo and install permanent picnic tables in the Parker Preserve
for the use and enjoyment of all Parker residents.