Winston Ruder, son of Alicia Bohannan, Pierceville, and Travis Ruder, Hays, completed basic training in Army Reserve and ranked private at Fort Jackson, S.C., in August. He will continue with his training after he completes his senior year at Ingalls High School.

His grandparents are Javier and Olga Cabral, Lakin, and Steve and Anita Ruder, Hays.