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2023 Keller Shake Finalists Announced

Keller ISD Fine Arts department is proud to announce the 2023 Keller Shake finalists.

Keller Shake is a competition held throughout the District's elementary school theatre classes, where students learn the value of voice, diction, eye contact, and a firm handshake. The emphasis is on educating the whole child with a greater understanding of conversational and social skills.

Preliminary rounds were held on each campus, and the top five students from each school advanced to the Semifinals round. These 105 Semifinalists demonstrated their skills at the KISD Education Center on Monday, October 30, where 30 finalists were announced after the morning's competition. Following the announcement, all of the participating students enjoyed complimentary pizza and ice cream, which they said was the best part of the contest.

The top finishers will return to the Education Center for the final round on Thursday, November 9, where they will meet and visit with professionals from the community, for a chance to be named Keller Shake Champion.

The Keller Shake is funded by a generous grant from the Hudson Foundation, and all Semifinalists are given a card for a free milkshake from Chick-fil-A Alliance.

Congratulations to this year's Keller Shake Finalists:

Vivianne Cunningham, Basswood Elementary
Snehakshi Mondal, Basswood Elementary
Peyton Lindsey, Caprock Elementary
Amelia Acuff, Caprock Elementary
Keegan MacLeod, Eagle Ridge Elementary
Aayan Barot, Eagle Ridge Elementary
Nicolas Singleton, Eagle Ridge Elementary
Ashlyn Wall, Eagle Ridge Elementary
Reagan Revill, Eagle Ridge Elementary
Ruby Russell, Florence Elementary
Erik Banda, Friendship Elementary
Lucas Horsely, Heritage Elementary
Analisa Rosas Porras, Heritage Elementary
Brynli Burch, Heritage Elementary
Audrey Butler, Hidden Lakes Elementary
Sarika Gupte, Independence Elementary
Savannah Chau, Independence Elementary
Addalyn Jones, Independence Elementary
Aliya Beard, Independence Elementary
Eliza James, Lone Star Elementary
Cooper Swart, Lone Star Elementary
Finley Miles, Park Glen Elementary
Nethanel Rekhelis, Ridgeview Elementary
Ava Creech, Ridgeview Elementary
Eleanor Stapula, Ridgeview Elementary
Reagan Belcher, Shady Grove Elementary
Madeline Swan, Sunset Valley Elementary
Isabella Burrell, Whitley Roade Elementary
Caroline Gorrell, Willis Lane Elementary
Matthew Inderwiesche, Willis Lane Elementary


Keller Shake 2023 finalists