Local student recipient of Jack Parker Scholarship for 2019

Published 3:43 pm Thursday, July 25, 2019

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COLUMBUS — Synovus has announced its 2019 Jack Parker Scholarship recipients. This year, 133 scholarships totaling $110,500 were awarded to children of Synovus team members across the company’s five-state footprint. Scholarship funds are generated each year through team member donations and internal fundraising activities.

Among the recipients, Katie Carver of Americus was awarded a scholarship for 2019. Carver attends Georgia Southwestern State University.

The scholarship program is named in honor of Jack B. Parker, whose career with the Synovus family of companies spanned 44 years. Jack’s enthusiastic attitude, keen sense of duty, and good heart were evident throughout his career. The scholarship program is managed by the Jack B. Parker Foundation, Inc. to award college or vocational institution scholarships to team members’ children who excel academically, demonstrate strong leadership, and are involved in activities to improve their communities. Since its inception in 1988, the foundation has awarded more than $2 million in scholarships.