Drew Gregory Nye

Drew Gregory Nye, son of Lisbeth Rothschild and John Nye of Scottsdale, will become a bar mitzvah on March 3 at Congregation Beth Israel.

Grandparents are Phyllis and Leonard Rosokoff of Buffalo, New York; Sara Nye of Denver; the late John Nye; and Elizabeth and Bruce Laumeister of Bennington, Vermont.

Drew attends Explorer Middle School in Paradise Valley, where his best subject is English and his favorite subject is engineering.

For his mitzvah project, Drew held events at CBI and at Scottsdale Aquatics Club to have new packages of underwear donated. He boxed more than 250 pairs and sent them out to Hurricane Harvey victims.

In his spare time, Drew loves cars. He also enjoys swimming, video games and go-carts.

Madeline Sophia Urias

Madeline Sophia Urias, daughter of Sharon and Andy Urias of Scottsdale, will become a bat mitzvah on March 3 at Congregation Beth Israel.

Grandparents are Edyie and Robert Ligorsky of Scottsdale and Lee and Bill Urias of Philadelphia.

For her mitzvah project, Madeline volunteers at Feed My Starving Children.

Madeline attends Scottsdale Preparatory Academy and her hobbies include playing piano, drawing, reading and spending time with her family and friends.

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