LaCap Senior Spotlight: Jay Parker

LaCap Senior Spotlight recognizes Jay Parker, a senior at St. Mary’s Catholic School, as an outstanding high school senior. He is the son of Jason and Mandy Parker.

Jay has a 4.0 GPA and has received many awards throughout his high school career including SMH Offensive Football Athlete of the Week, SMH Football Team Outstanding Receiver Award, SMH Varsity Football Advisory Council (Junior Rep), Louisiana Boys State Delegate, Virtue Student of the Month, and many more. He was the first recipient of the Grant Ingram Memorial Scholarship. Jay has also played Varsity Football and Baseball, receiving recognition for LHSAA 1A State All Academic Composite Football Team, District 3-1A All District Football Wide Receiver and District 3-1A All District Baseball Outfielder.

Jay has served as Student Council Vice President and Class Rep, and is a member of Beta Club, FCA, Bishop Martin National Honor Society, and serves as an altar server. He also participates in FBLA where he’s served as President 2017-2018, Current Events Team Chair and more.

In the community, Jay has volunteered with the Natchitoches Lions Leo Club where he served as Treasurer and Vice President, Special Olympics, Food Pantry, Local Cemetery Clean Up Project, Louisiana Lions Camp, Hope for Paws, Toys for Tots Drive, and more.

LaCap believes it takes good grades, community involvement, and hard work to make a successful leader. Jay Parker is being recognized for these qualities.

LaCap is committed to improving our community’s well-being by offering financial and volunteer support to organizations that enhance the quality of life through programs for youth, education, and financial literacy.

La Capital Federal Credit Union has two locations in Natchitoches: 311 Keyser Avenue and 926 University Pkwy. Call 318-357-3200 or go online to for more information.