Sarah Fairbanks, a 2013 Brainerd High School graduate, has been appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.
She will report July 1. Fairbanks will become a cadet at West Point and will study civil engineering. Upon graduation in 2017, she will be a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army and will serve at least five years of active duty.
She is the daughter of Mike and Lynn Fairbanks of Nisswa.