Keller Citizen

School briefs

Keller ISD

KISD finances

The Keller school district’s finance department will host a Financial Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Keller ISD Education Center, 350 Keller Pkwy. Administrators will present results from a recent audit, review long-term revenues and expenditures and answer questions.

Essay contest winner

Jenna Anderson, seventh-grader at Fossil Hill Middle School, is the regional essay contest winner for the Molly Corbin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The assigned subject was children of the American Revolution. Jenna will be honored at an upcoming DAR banquet and her essay will advance to state competition.

Northwest ISD

Stock Art

Nico Holt, of Byron Nelson High School, took top honors in the 2014 Star-Telegram Stock Show Art Contest. Holt placed second and received a $1,500 scholarship for his portrait painting of a longhorn. Until Feb. 8, Holt, along with other art contest winners, will have the art auctioned at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Holt is eligible to receive a maximum scholarship of up to $4,500 if the painting sells. If the sale reaches the maximum allotment for Holt’s scholarship, the increased bid money will go to the Byron Nelson’s art program.