Dec 20, 2011 10:32 AM by Amanda Venegas
BILLINGS - The Billings School Board has selected Billings businessman Allen Halter to serve the district as a school board trustee.
Halter, a Billings West High School parent and booster president, got seven votes to represent northwest Billings.
With a majority vote, Halter was sworn in as the zone 6 Trustee.
A total of six people applied for the vacant seat.
Chair Teresa Stroebe says the board is thankful that so many well-qualified people applied for the position.
Halter will now serve the remaining term of former Chair Barbara Bryan'a position, which lasts until May.