Senior Spotlights

Parents and Seniors: Would you like to submit a 2021 Burke Graduate to be in the spotlight? Click here! Last names will not be listed, just first name, last initial. 

    Sydney P.

    Sydney P.

    Future plans: I am planning on attending University of Nebraska-Lincoln and studying to become an Orthopedic PA. I am also looking to rush and join and sorority and hopefully study abroad in the future!
    School Involvement: Varsity Softball
    Favorite Memory/Tradition: Junior/Senior chants and tailgates before football games.
    Teacher Shout-out: Shout-Out to Mrs. Mulder because I’ve never understood math better than in her class. Seriously the best math teacher ever!
    Hobbies/Interests: Watching the sunset, hanging with friends, going on adventures, shopping, playing with my dogs.

    Sam B.

    Sam B.

    Future plans: I plan on majoring in English at the University of South Dakota.
    School Involvement: Student council, French club
    Favorite Memory/Tradition: My favorite Burke memory probably has to be all the times before school and when I stayed after school either walking around with my friends, sitting in clubs, or talking to teachers.
    Teacher Shout-out: I want to shout out Mrs. Bryant and Miss Christensen for being my biggest supporters, shaping me into the person that I am today, and being the people I needed in my life.
    Hobbies/Interests: Writing, listening to music, getting coffee and going on drives with my friends, and rewatching John Mulaney’s specials on Netflix

    Maddi L.

    Maddi L.

    Future plans: I am attending University of South Dakota to study Political Science and Psychology.
    School Involvement: Theatre, DECA, NHS, Student Council, Debate
    Favorite Memory/Tradition: Opening night celebrations and all of the theatre traditions.
    Teacher Shout-out: Shoutout to Ms. Homan for always pushing me to be better and always believing in all of her students.
    Hobbies/Interests: Photography, nature, coloring, volunteering.

    Emily M.

    Emily M.

    Future plans: Go to Hutchinson Community College to play softball and then I will attend a 4 year college. I plan to get my degree in Physical Therapy.
    School Involvement: Varsity Softball and The FOCUS Academy
    Favorite Memory/Tradition: Getting the game winning hit in the championship game for districts and making it to state for the first time since 2005.
    Teacher Shout-out: Shoutout to Mrs.Grefe for always making class fun and for being super helpful whenever you need it.
    Hobbies/Interests: Pitching, working out, traveling, hanging out with friends, volunteering for Nebraska Adaptive Sports Association, and shopping.

    Karli R.

    Karli R.

    Future plans: Go to University of Nebraska-Lincoln for Pre-Health or Physical Therapy.
    School Involvement: Soccer, NSHSS
    Favorite Memory/Tradition: My favorite memories are from soccer practices when we got to play games  and the junior senior chants in the hallways.
    Teacher Shout-out: Shout out to Coach Grefe for being awesome and always pushing her students to get involved and succeed.
    Hobbies/Interests: Walking my dogs, chillin, doing my nails, getting coffee and making money.