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2017 Princess Kay Candidate Biographies

by | Aug 11, 2017 | 0 comments

Emily Annexstad, 19, St. Peter, Nicollet County

Daughter of Rolf and Jean Annexstad. Emily will be a sophomore at the University of Minnesota in the fall studying animal science and agricultural communications and marketing. She enjoys reading, playing and watching sports and showing cattle.

Anna Broll, 20, Chaska, Carver County

Daughter of Dan and Kathie Broll. Anna will start her junior year at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls this fall where she is studying biomedical sciences and hopes to become an oncologist. Her hobbies include swing dancing, writing stories and help care for calves on her family’s farm.

Shelby Campbell, 19, Maple Lake, Wright County

Daughter of LeRoy Campbell and Donna Decker. She is an employee at Krause Holsteins in Buffalo. Shelby will be a sophomore at Ridgewater Community College where she’s studying agbusiness. Her hobbies include reading, horseback riding, spending time with family and being outside.

Gina Holdvogt, 18, New Munich, Stearns County

Daughter of Alvin and Bernie Holdvogt. Gina is studying math education at Minnesota State University Moorhead, where she will be a sophomore this fall. She enjoys running, baking and spending time with her nieces and nephews.

Abby Hopp, 19, Chatfield, Fillmore County

Daughter of Doug and Heather Hopp. She will be a sophomore at South Dakota State University pursuing degrees in dairy production and agricultural communications. At college, she is active in SDSU Dairy Club, dairy judging, band and Collegiate Farm Bureau.

Madelin Lindahl, 21, Lindstrom, Chisago County

Daughter of Kevin and Tara Lindahl. Madelin will be a junior at the University of Minnesota, studying animal science. She’s a member of Gopher Dairy Club and likes to hike, camp, sew, cook, read and play the trumpet.

Quinci Scherber, 23, Rogers, Hennepin County

Daughter of John and Staci Scherber. Quinci attends the University of Wisconsin-River Falls where she’s studying dairy science. At school, she’s involved in dairy club and works on the campus dairy farm. She enjoys volunteering with many dairy organizations, learning guitar and going to the lake.

Rebecca Schubert, 19, Rice, Benton County

Daughter of Jerome and Natalie Schubert. Rebecca will be a sophomore this fall at North Dakota State University studying agricultural economics. She’s involved in 4-H and enjoys snowboarding, snowmobiling, hanging out with friends and family, exploring and fishing.

Margaret Socha, 18, Corcoran, Wright County

Daughter of Michael and Donna Socha. She works on Green Waves Dairy in St. Michael. Margaret will be attending South Dakota State University in the fall with a major in dairy science. She enjoys making homemade cheese, reading, being outdoors and scrapbooking.

Samantha Traxler, 19, Cleveland, Le Center County

Daughter of Brian and Patty Pettis, and Brian and Heather Traxler. She works on Blue Sky Dairy in Cleveland. Samantha will be a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls where she’s studying animal science. In her free time, she likes to show cows and mentor 4-H youth.

Ashley Warren, 19, Watkins, Meeker County

Daughter of John and Carol Warren. Ashley will be a sophomore at the University of Minnesota where she’s studying agricultural communications and marketing. At school, she’s involved in ag ed club, dairy club and her sorority. Ashley likes to fish, shop, dance and spend time with friends.

Jessaca Zuidema, 18, Blomkest, Kandiyohi County

Daughter of Jan and Jolene Zuidema. Jessaca will be attending South Dakota State University with a major in human biology and plans to continue her education in the medical field. In addition to cows, her family also milks goats on their farm. She enjoys cooking, baking, running and drawing in her free time.

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