Editor's note: This report has been corrected to reflect that Northwest school board candidate Kerry Jones won with 51 percent of the vote in Place 6..
An 18-year-old high school student will join the Azle school board after besting three other candidates in Saturday's election.
Moses Druxman, a senior at Azle High School and a volunteer firefighter, said voters were ready for someone younger and knowledgeable about what's happening at school to join the board.
"I am outstandingly happy about the support from the community," he said.
Also vying for Place 1 were Scot Parnell, a former school trustee; Heather Pack, a financial analyst; and Dennis Kraft, a local business owner.
Clay Doyle defeated Erik Loeffelholz by 10 votes to win in Place 2.
In Crowley, two longtime school trustees were defeated. Former board President Randy Kahan lost to challenger Mark Thrash, who got almost 56 percent of the vote to Kahan's 44 percent. First-time candidate Heather Bright unseated incumbent Melva Bazan, with 69.7 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results.
In the Southlake-Carroll school district, Sue Armstrong won a third term on the board's Place 3, beating back a challenge by newcomer Keith Houser.
This election was the first time in five years a candidate had challenged an incumbent.
Armstrong, 45, a homemaker and longtime Carroll volunteer, won about 72 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. Keith Houser, 62, chairman of BioTech Medics and a former secondary education teacher, received 28 percent.
Other unofficial results:
In Place 7, Tony Pompa, 39, a CEO, bested three candidates vying for an open seat, garnering 44 percent of the vote. Craig Forster, 58, a financial adviser, had about 30 percent, and Bridgett Davis, 51, a homemaker, had about 26 percent.
With 56 percent of the vote, Scott Atwood, 48, a civil engineer, topped Trey Schmoker, 39, an executive, for Place 3.
Andy Pickens, 52, a music minister, won 46 percent of the vote, ousting Place 4 incumbent Jo Ann Smith, 71, a Medicaid counselor, who got 31 percent, and topping two other challengers.
In Place 2, a vacant seat, attorney Fred Stovall, 44, had a 16-vote lead on Chris Archer, 46, vice president of Associated Time & Parking Controls, with all five precincts reporting. Stovall garnered 50.2 percent to Archer's 49.8 percent.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw district
In Place 6, Tim Dennis, 48, a business owner, was re-elected with 64 percent of votes over Rick Russell, 53, a technical executive.
Place 7 incumbent Mark Cyrier, 50, a business owner, was leading with about 69 percent of the vote over Elaine Plybon, 45, an instructional technology specialist in Irving schools.
In Place 4, voters sent Craig Allen, 46, director of residential services at TCU, to a second term with 66 percent of the vote. He was challenged by Anthony Greer, 38, a political newcomer.
Lake Worth district
In Place 4, Sonja Norman, a human resources specialist, retained the seat, with 65 percent of the vote over Roger Smith, 51, a program manager.
In Mansfield, which requires a majority of votes to win, runoff elections seemed likely for two open seats.
In a field of four candidates for Place 6, Daniel Baas, 39, a police officer, was leading with more than 37 percent of the vote. Kenneth Chalk, 47, a senior consultant, garnered about 23 percent. Tamara Cain, 54, an administrative assistant, also had about 23 percent.
Alan Kunst Jr., 39, a project manager, trailed with about 17 percent. The runoff date is June 18.
In Place 7, Courtney Lackey Wilson, 40, a fitness center manager, was leading with about 47 percent of the vote at 10 p.m. and appeared headed for a runoff with Pete Shryock, 65, a retired Marine and government investigator, who had about 20 percent. Zarin Gracey, an investment manager, had about 12 percent.
Trailing them were Richard Breese and Rosa Maria Berdeja.
Voters elected Kerry Jones, 48, a former Northwest High School counselor who now works in Grapevine-Colleyville, over incumbent Richard Daniel. Both ran unsuccessful bids last year to unseat Trustee Daryl Laney of Trophy Club in Place 3.
White Settlement district
For the open Place 7 seat, John Bradley, 47, an engineer, was leading with about 42 percent of the vote at 10 p.m. Amanda Sanchez, 37, a homemaker, garnered almost 42 percent and Robin Davis Allen, 55, a college student, garnered almost 16 percent.
Jessamy Brown, 817-390-7326