Kobe Walker Lee Champagne, son of Stacey and Craig Prasauckas of Watertown and Jason Champagne and Shaunna Busca of Naugatuck, graduated Private First Class from Parris Island, Marine Corp Recruit Depot, S.C. recently and was promoted to Lance Corporal.
Lance Cpl. Champagne is the grandson of Cindy and Eric Olsen and Albin and Deidre Colon, of Wolcott, and Linda Champagne of Waterbury.
He is the great grandson of Dolores Walker and the late Charles Walker of Naugatuck and the late Elsie Champagne of Waterbury.
He lived in Wolcott until age 11 when he moved to Watertown where he attended Swift Middle School and Watertown High School, Class of 2019.
Lance Cpl. Champagne is currently assigned to Camp Courtney in Okinawa, Japan.