Sokny joined Reach for the Sky in August 2016, when she was 17 years old. She's in grade 12 at Preah Monivong High School in Battambang. Sokny, born in Prey Touch Village on17 April 1999, has 2 older sisters and an older brother. Her mother works at home. Her father passed away when Sokny was young. One of her sisters is Sokhom, our first Reach for the Sky girl. Sokny is an excellent student, ranking 2nd in her class in grade 11. Her favorite subjects are math and English. She likes helping other students with their studies. In her spare time Sokny likes to read motivation books. She wants to go to college and be a teacher when she grows up. Sokny values education and told us "education is good for all of us to get a better life."
Sokny (right) with her sister and mother, March 2016