Rachel Lauren Mattisinko, daughter of Dani and Robert Mattisinko of Scottsdale, will become a bat mitzvah on Oct. 7 at Congregation Beth Israel.

Grandparents are Phyllis and Gilbert Lerner of Scottsdale; and Joan and Norman Mattisinko of Melville, New York.

Rachel has a 10-year-old sister, Perri.

For her mitzvah project, Rachel did a special project for Phoenix Children’s Hospital with the “Paws Can Heal” program.

Rachel attends Desert Canyon Middle School, where she is in seventh grade. Science is her favorite subject. Her hobbies include singing, painting, softball, tennis and golf.

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