Keller School District’s Class of 2014 received close to $50 million in scholarship offers

06/17/2014 9:38 AM

06/17/2014 9:40 AM

The Keller district’s Class of 2014—the largest senior class yet— pulled in $49.6 million in scholarship offers, an increase of $4.3 million compared to last year.

The total still lags behind the 2012 record of $55.5 million.

Some 2,280 graduates, an increase of 24 students, accepted about $22.5 million in awards for college.

Central High School had the most offers at almost $14.7 million and a class of 576 accepted just under $6.6 million. Compared to last year, both offers and accepted funds were up by $2.5 million to $3.6 million.

Two Chargers are headed to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., to play football: Austin Cutting and Hunter Morrow.

Keller High had almost $14 million in scholarship offers, with students from a class of 626 accepting almost $7.3 million.

Three Indians received military academy appointments. Trey Pujats will go to the Air Force Academy. Austin Rhodes is headed to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. Brad Torpey will attend the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

Timber Creek seniors received about $12.8 million in offers, with 569 seniors accepting $4.2 million in scholarships. The amount of offers was double what Falcon grads received in 2013, but the amount accepted was just $1.1 million higher.

Fossil Ridge’s graduating class of 509 got $8.2 million in offers and accepted close to $4.4 million.

Two Panthers received military academy appointments. Anthony Villalobos will go to the Naval Academy and Jacob Gnacinski will attend the West Point Military Academy.

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