COLUMBUS, Nebraska – Lindsey Marotz, a 19-year-old University of Nebraska elementary education major from Hoskins was crowned Nebraska Dairy Princess during the Nebraska State Dairy Convention Banquet on March 18 in Columbus, Nebraska.
Marotz, the daughter of Kevin and Leah Marotz. She was actively involved in 4-H, receiving the ten-year pin. While taking part in the Norfolk FFA Chapter, Marotz served as president and reporter and was involved in a variety of FFA competitions and events. Last year, Marotz served as a Midwest Dairy Nebraska Dairy Ambassador.
As Nebraska Dairy Princess, Marotz will participate and attend six to eight promotional events and engagements during her reign in 2021. These events will primarily be consumer-facing public appearances that have high attendance by the public. Examples of these events may include Nebraska State Fair public events, virtual experiences, as well as county fairs and school visits.
The Nebraska Dairy Princess program was established as an opportunity to grow and develop young dairy leaders in the state of Nebraska to serve the dairy community throughout their year-long leadership experience. Selection is based on general dairy knowledge, enthusiasm for the industry, communications skills, and ability to reach a consumer audience. Marotz will receive a $1000 scholarship from Midwest Dairy’s Nebraska Division, which sponsors the dairy princess program.