|High School:||Okemos HS|
Before coming to Yale, So competed for Twistars USA Gymnastics Club. In 2005, she was a Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championship Qualifier, finishing 4th in the all-around with a 37.675 (2nd on vault and floor) at the Junior Olympic Level 10 Regional 5 National Championships. She finished 3rd in the all-around (1st on beam, 2nd on vault, and 4th on floor) at Michigan Level 10 State Championships. So was also all-around National Champion at the Junior Olympic Level 9 Eastern National Championships (1st on vault and floor and 3rd on beam), and all-around Regional Champion at the Junior Olympic Level 9 Region 5 National Championships (Regional Champion on vault and bars and 2nd on floor and beam).
So graduated with High Honors from Okemos High School. She was a member of the National Honor Society, and received the President's Scholar and Michigan Competitive Scholar Award.