Jesse Johnston may be flying high now, but he’ll never forget where he came from – or the path that led him to where he is today.
Kasha Messersmith is a self-taught specialty cake artist and the owner of Kasha’s Cakes in Omaha. She is originally from McCook.
Danni Franzen, of North Platte, is the recipient of the 2021 Mid-Plains Community College Distinguished Alumni Award.
Bill Hoyt has spent a lifetime looking out for those around him. He wouldn’t have it any other way. “I’m a guard dog by nature,” Hoyt said. “I have no problem focusing my time and energy taking care of those in need.”