B’nai Mitzvah

Marrek Pearce Parker

Marrek Pearce Parker, son of Pamela Workman-Parker and Charles Parker Jr., will celebrate becoming a bar mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Temple Emanu-El.

He is the grandson of Vivian Workman of Denver and Sandy Parker and Lt. Col. Charles Parker (retired) of Henderson, Nevada.

Marrek attends Tortolita Middle School, where he is an honors student and his favorite subject is math.

He enjoys flag football and Minecraft.

For his mitzvah project, Marrek has been baking and selling pet cookies to raise money for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and the Israeli Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.