Lauren Elizabeth Kort, daughter of Myndi and Rob Kort of Phoenix, will become a bat mitzvah on Sept. 9, 2017 at Temple Solel.
Grandparents are the late Marilee Eakin; Loren Eakin of Mesa; and Elaine and Ted Kort of Scottsdale.
Lauren attends Veritas Prep. Her mitzvah project was volunteering at the Welcome to America Project and she led a drive to collect sheets and blankets for refugees.
Her hobbies include acting, singing and sports.