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Lancers in the News

This page is a compilation of recent news items about Francis Parker School and/or its students.  Please click on any link below to be taken to the article or media coverage.

September 2014

  • Parker junior Jenn Wineholt is featured in a U-T San Diego story on her switch from middle blocker to setter with the two-time defending state champion girls volleyball team.
  • Parker senior Tommy Bancroft has made a verbal agreement to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he plans to play football and compete for a scholarship, the team reported on its website. The 6-foot-4, 240-pounder visited the school with his parents a day after playing in Parker's season opener. "Chapel Hill had been my top school for a while," Tommy said. "The first time I saw it, I just fell in love with it. So I wanted to come back to see a game."
  • Brian Levett '12 is profiled by San Diego State's News Center for his involvement in many campus groups, including the Aztec Scholars Initiative that helps freshmen get acclimated to campus. A kinesiology major who hopes to be a physician for athletes (he played football at Parker), Brian was recently selected president of the Student African American Brotherhood.
  • Terri Devine, Dean of College Counseling, is quoted in a U-T San Diego special section on preparing for college. In "Tackling the college application process step by step" (page 10), freelancer Doug Williams quotes Devine as saying: "One of the biggest things I tell students is to take ownership of the process." Terri offers 10 tips.

August 2014

  • Tyler Bernardini '07, former Parker basketball great, signed a professional contract with the Leicester Riders in Britain's top league. A U-T San Diego story notes that Tyler, who graduated from the Wharton School of Business at Penn, will work on his master's degree in international management at Loughborogh's School of Business and Economics.

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November 2013

  • Parker's punter and kicker Zach Schmid mentioned in the San Diego Union Tribune and website.
  • Healing HeARTS fundraiser featured in the Rancho Santa Fe Review and website.

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March 2013

  • Liam Fay '18 has qualified as one of the semifinalists that will participate in the 25th-annual California National Geographic Bee. The 2013 edition of the competition is sponsored by Google and Plum Creek, and will be held on Friday, April 5 at the Consumnes River College in Sacramento.

    Geography Bees were held in schools with 4th- through 8th-grade students throughout the state. School-level winners then took a qualifying test, which was then submitted to the National Geographic Society. In each of the 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools, and the U.S. territories, the National Geographic Society invited the students with the top 100 scores to compete at the state level. Learn more at www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee 

     
  • Parker W.A.R. Lords robotic team reached the finals and won the award for  in the seventh annual San Diego Regional FIRST Robotics Competiton
  • Kate Liang '16 and Sarah Hofmeister ’20 both competed in the 2013 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championship. Hofmeister's team achieved 9th place in the Juvenile division and Liang's team won the gold medal for best team in the U.S. Intermediate Division. Read more about the championship here
  • Parker's Robotics Team, the WAR Lords, complete robot submission in time for competition March 7 -9.

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Snighdha Nandipati '16 - 2012 National Spelling Bee Champion

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