Sophie Marcinkowski (center) flanked by her mother Janis and father Robert “Ski” Marcinkowski, operations specialist, USARAK G-3, proudly displays the plaque she received during the presentation of the Scholarship for Military Children at the Fort Wainwright Commissary June 22. A poster, with Marcinkowki’s photo will be displayed at the store entrance for a year. Sophie, whose father is an Army retiree, also received the Community Spouses Club scholarship. A member of the National Honor Society and senior editor of the yearbook, she was co-captain of the Lathrop High School rifle team and shot on the varsity team for two years. She volunteered at the Fairbanks Community Food Bank and Santa’s Clearing House as well as other non-profit organizations. She also volunteered at the Youth center Center on post and was a youth delegate at the Army Family Action Plan Conference two years ago. She ranked seventh in her class at Lathrop and said she is interested in graphic design, photography and journalism.