Brown County ADA names Dairy Princesses

Submitted photo The Brown County Dairy Princesses and Ambassadors are pictured above, from left: Emma Fischer, Elizabeth Griebel, Katrina Vogel, Sophie Kyllonen, Sophie Portner and Gracie Sellner.

NEW ULM — The Brown County American Dairy Association, in conjunction with Midwest Dairy, announces the newly crowned 2021 Princesses and Ambassadors.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private, candidate only crowning with lunch, planning meeting and professional development was held at Tauer Dairy on Saturday, Feb. 27.

The 2021 Ambassadors are:

Emma Fischer – a freshman at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s. She is the daughter of Nikki and Darrel Fischer and represents Riverside Dairy.

Gracie Sellner – a sophomore at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s. She is the daughter of Loran and Heidi Sellner. She is represented by her family’s farm Sellner Dairy.

The 2021 Princesses are:

Sophia Portner, a senior at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s and the daughter of Tom and Mary Portner. She plans to study Environmental Sustainability at NDSU this fall. Sophia is represented by her family’s farm Port-Haven Dairy. Sophia is also Brown County ADA’s returning Princess and longest running participant.

Sophie Kyllonen, a Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s junior the daughter of Bruce and Jacki Kyllonen. Sophia currently works for Roseview Dairy.

Elizabeth Griebel, daughter of Mike and Jenna Griebel. She is a senior at Cathedral High School,New Ulm. She plans to attend Dordt University this fall majoring in Plant and Animal Science. Her family farm is Griebel Dairy.

Katrina Vogel, the daughter of Amos and Annie Vogel of Morgan. She is currently studying Equine Management and Agribusiness at Ellsworth Community College. Katrina is employed by Roseview Dairy.

If the community has any promotion ideas or would like to schedule an appearance please contact Angie Tauer, Princess Coordinator at adtauer@gmail.com


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