Ryan McGauvran, son of Kathy and John McGauvran, will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday Nov. 3, at Temple Israel.
Ryan is a seventh-grade student at Westside Middle School.
He enjoys basketball, golfing and lacrosse as well as attending Camp Sabra during the summer.
For his mitzvah project, Ryan volunteered at ALLPLAY Miracle Baseball League, a special non-competitive baseball league for children with special needs. During the 2018 season, ALLPLAY enrolled more than 400 players on 28 teams.
He has two older brothers, William, age 19 and Adam, age 17.
Grandparents are Linda and Harold Mann, Ron McGauvran and the late Sally McGauvran.
Great-grandparents are the late Sara and Eli Zalkin, the late Ada and Irving Mann, the late Dorothea and John McGauvran, and the late Charlotte and Spencer Green.