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.