Sophie Reiter, a member of the Oak Knoll Class of 2013, has committed to join the Equestrian team at Texas A&M University in the fall.

Sophie, joined by her parents Abbie and Marc, signed her National Letter of Intent on November 14. The Aggies are 11-time and current defending national champions.

"I love the southern school atmosphere," Sophie said. "I love the history and the culture of the school, and I especially love the assistant coach of the equestrian team Linzy Woolf."

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Sophie, a Summit resident, has been riding since first grade. Sophie currently rides at Hunter's Crossing Farm in Long Valley under coach Robert Beck.

"I am so happy on a horse," she said. "I'm competitive in all aspects of my life but I enjoy being able to ride competitively."

At Oak Knoll, Sophie is a member of the Green Team, Red Cross Club, Helping Hands Club, and is a Peer Leader. She also volunteers her time with the New Vernon Fire Department, Bridges Outreach, and as a riding coach to children. Sophie plans to major in communications at Texas A&M.

Congratulations, Sophie!

Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child is an independent Catholic school enrolling boys and girls in kindergarten through grade six; and young women only in grades seven through 12.  For more information about Oak Knoll, please visit www.oakknoll.org or call 908-522-8109.