Sara White, a 9th grader at Palmer Trinity School, has been recognized by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) for completing 100 hours of training and participating in three equestrian competitions during the academic year. As a result, she received a certificate of achievement, a USEF Equestrian Athlete Lettering varsity letterman patch, and a lapel pin.
Palmetto Bay, FL -- (ReleaseWire) -- 05/23/2016 -- "We are very proud of Sara for being recognized for her accomplishments in a sport that requires tremendous training and preparation for competition. She is both a dedicated athlete and student, and we are confident she will continue to excel in both," expressed Peter Tolmach, Palmer Trinity.
In addition to her equestrian competitions, Sara is on the girls' varsity lacrosse team.
USEF is the National Governing Body for Equestrian Sports in the United States, sanctioned by the United States Olympic Committee pursuant to the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act. As such, USEF acts as the regulatory body for the International and Olympic disciplines as well as for 26 breeds and disciplines. The USEF is further responsible for sanctioning approximately 2,600 equestrian competitions annually; and educating and licensing judges, technical delegates, and stewards who officiate at such competitions. The USEF Equestrian Athlete Lettering program encompasses young equestrians involved in all breeds and disciplines from the grassroots to international competitions.
About Palmer Trinity School
Palmer Trinity School—a coeducational, Episcopal day school—is dedicated to promoting academic excellence that integrates knowledge, compassion, global citizenship, and social responsibility. Providing a supportive environment, Palmer Trinity School serves students from a broad range of socio-economic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds in grades 6-12.
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