Frederick rides to national championship

Mercer Island High School sophomore Gabby Frederick, 15, (pictured in the center) won the varsity equitation on the flat competition in her age group — which included high school seniors — at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) National Finals from April 25-28 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina. She also won an Intermont Equestrian At Emory & Henry $5,000 equestrian scholarship and her second sportsmanship award, which was voted on by her peers. Courtesy photo