Starlight Seniors—Alexa Morgan
Our final Starlight Senior in the spotlight has been active in theatre at Shawnee Mission South throughout her high school years. She shared her passion for performing and creativity as a member of Starlight’s Blue Star Awards Student Council.
New Graduate, Shawnee Mission South High School
Blue Star Awards Student Council, 2019-20
Favorite high school experience/memory:
Going to Thescon with my high school’s theatre troupe!
What you missed most with school being closed:
Graduation and prom.
Best experiences with Starlight:
My first Blue Star Awards ceremony and seeing the Laura Osnes’ talk-back in February 2020.
Advice you’d give to freshmen to help them navigate high school:
Be yourself and don’t be afraid to try new things!
How you made the most of your final virtual months of senior year:
Lots of Zooming with friends and spending time with family.
Plans for your summer:
I am participating in KC Superstar and taking lots of dance classes.
Plans for your immediate future:
I am pursuing a BFA in Acting at Texas Christian University.
Hopes/dreams for your future:
To be successful in film and on Broadway!
Favorite musical and why:
Bandstand It’s an important story to be told, and I love jazz.
Favorite song, artist and why:
I can’t pick a favorite song, but I love Taylor Swift!
Words you live by:
“You are enough.”
It’s my favorite way to express myself. I feel the most like myself when I’m performing.