Sarah Quan, senior at South Lakes High School in Reston, won first place in the instrumental category of the Virginia State James A. Bland competition, and a $2500 scholarship, held at the Virginia State Lions Club Convention on May 16. She is a violinist and played Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major. The convention was held at the Sheraton Premier Hotel at 8661 Leesburg Pike in Vienna. To reach the state finals, Miss Quan won the local competition in Reston in February and the district competition in Alexandria in April. She competed against the winners from five other state districts in Vienna to win the state competition. Two hundred and ninety talented musicians competed at the local and district levels in the instrumental category. Miss Quan plans to continue her education in music at Brigham Young University.