While at Central Heights High School, Keri has been a (HOBY) Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Representative; received the Dallas Mayor Community Award and was the Local Honoree for the 2001 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. During her Junior year she received the principals award from Mr. Andrew Binford (CHHS Principal) for outstanding accomplishments and contributions. Keri has been Co-Editor for the Central Heights Yearbook during her Junior and Senior years. She was this years National Beta Homecoming Duchess and 2nd runner up for Homecoming Queen. Keri is involved in UIL. She is President of Thespian Troup 4489. Keri is Valedictorian of her Senior Graduating Class. She is Student Leader at Calvary Baptist Church, Henderson, Texas. She is the daughter of Kenneth and Nancy Kauk on Minden, Texas.