July 30, 2015 at 1:15pm

Moving Up

Sarah SmithMillikin University graduate Sarah Smith '98, a Madison County assistant state's attorney, was recently promoted to lieutenant colonel in the Army National Guard.

Smith is currently working in the Judge Advocate General's Office as an attorney for the Army. She also works as a state's attorney in the veterans' court and as a prosecutor in post-trial hearings.

Originally from Edwardsville, Ill., Smith attended classes at Millikin while serving with a reserve unit based in Wood River, Ill.

While at Millikin, Smith majored in political science. After graduating from Millikin in 1998, Smith entered Regent University Law School in Virginia and graduated in 2002. While in law school, she continued to commute between school and National Guard duties in Virginia.

Read more about Smith's accomplishments in an article from the Alton Telegraph.