Newsies - March 14 - March 17, 2019

North Platte High School

 Who's Who 

  • Elliott Purdy head shot

    Elliott Purdy

    as Jack Kelly

    Elliott is a junior who is involved in Choir, Jazz Choir, Football, Track, FCA, and NHS.  Last year, he received the NHSTA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role for his portrayal of Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He has also appeared in South Pacific, Cinderella, Children of Eden, Seussical, and The Music Man.  When he graduates from NPHS in 2020, he will also graduate from Mid Plains Community College with his Associate of Science Degree.  After high school, Elliott would like to pursue Track in college and major in Chemical Engineering and Agronomy.  He would like to thank his family, friends, teachers, and coaches who continue to push him in everything he does.

  • Kiera Rhodes head shot

    Kiera Rhodes

    as Katherine

    Kiera is a Senior and is active in NHS, Student Council, Key Club, Choir and Jazz Choir.  She has also appeared in Children of Eden, Annie, Beauty and the Beast, The Music Man, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Seussical.  She is an honor roll student who has been chosen for NPPSD Bulldog of the Month and is currently serving as Miss Harvest Moon Festival 2019.   She will compete for the title of Miss Nebraska this June.  After high school, Kiera plans to attend UNK to study interior design and architecture.  She would like to thank her family (Todd, Darlene, Mika, Kylan and Carson) for being so supportive in everything she does!

  • Jack Carlson head shot

    Jack Carlson

    as Crutchie

    Jack is a junior at NPHS who is involved in Jazz Band, Varsity Band, Varsity Orchestra, Concert Choir, Jazz Choir and Student Council.  He has also appeared in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatCinderella, Children of Eden, The Music Man, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.  After high school he would like to pursue a career in music education.  Jack would like to thank his mom, dad, grandparents Randy and Lorraine and Tom and Wava, and Aunt Jody and Uncle Brent for always supporting him and coming to his  performances!

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