Richard just finished his senior year at Kearney High School, where he was active in choir and played trumpet in jazz and concert band. He has also participated in several sports like football, diving, and track. Richard has performed in many Crane River Theater shows throughout his life, including Tarzan, The Wizard of Oz, The Little Mermaid, Hairspray, and Newsies. He is currently planning to continue his education at UNK pursuing a degree in music education, while also jumping on the track team. Richard loves to perform and dance, and has long-term aspirations to continue entertaining audiences.