Sarah Kirkland. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos resident Sarah Kirkland earned a top award at the New Mexico State Military Skills Championships held April 12 at La Cueva High School in Albuquerque.
Kirkland placed first in the Drill Down, an individual competition to determine who is most proficient at executing drill commands properly.
Students from more than 20 schools attended the drill meet and participated in the drill down. Kirkland is a high school freshman at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell.