Lauren Kirk, daughter of Kelly and Thomas Kirk, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Beth El.
Lauren is an eighth-grade Distinguished Honor Roll student at Russell Middle School. She is a Duke University Talent Search participant, and a member of the yearbook club.
Her interests include All Star cheerleading, tumbling and hanging out with friends.
She has a sister, Emily, and a brother, Jacob.
Grandparents are Marty Tichauer, Fred Tichauer, and Michael Kirk and the late Virginia Kirk.
Great-grandparents are the late Helena and Walter Tichauer, and the late Minia and Ben Maurer.