Colleyville honors Jack Olsen as hometown hero

A ceremony and reception was held Dec. 6 for Colleyville resident, Jack Olsen, who was selected as a Colleyville Hometown Hero. The ceremony, which was open to the public, was held at Heroes Park.



Olsen is known in his neighborhood for his service to others and for his attention and care to all those he meets.



He is an alumnus of the Colleyville Citizens Police Academy and has served as a member of the Colleyville Citizens on Patrol. Olsen has volunteered on the city's senior center advisory committee and the sidewalk and trails committee.



Jack Olsen was nominated for the Hometown Hero honor by Sue Drautz. His nomination was met with unanimous approval by the Hometown Hero selection panel, consisting of members of the Colleyville Historical Preservation Committee.

By Sherelle Black
Sherelle joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2014 as a reporter for the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. She was promoted in 2015 to editor of the GCS edition. In August 2017, Sherelle became the editor of the Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. Sherelle covers transportation, economic development, education and features.


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