Mars High School student Karla Sue Frank, 16, earned a place on the Thailand National gymnastics team and competed in the Asian Artistic Gymnastics Games held in Bangkok in May. She earned the highest floor score for the Thai team.
The Asian Games is a traditional elite gymnastics competition for men and women. The event in May saw 128 athletes from 20 countries compete.
Karla trains at X-Cel Gymnastics in Cranberry Township. She is a USA Gymnastics Association level-10 gymnast.
She is now preparing to participate in the South East Asia Games in September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.