Sokny became a Reach for the Sky girl in November 2015, when she was in grade 7. Born on 26 June 2002, in Kaun Khlong village, she is in the 8th grade at Prey Touch Secondary School. She is a good student, ranking 9th out of 40 in her 7th grade class. Sokny, who lives with her parents in Kaun Khlong village, has 1 older brother and 1 older sister. Sokny studies English in the Cambodian Village Fund's optional English program. Sokny's parents are vegetable farmers, and are very poor. They cannot support her studies. In her scholarship application Sokny told us "I promise that I will study hard for my future, family as well as national development."