Katlyn Ziegler was crowned 2015 Miss Coon Rapids and Sage Hovet won the 2015 Miss Coon Rapids Outstanding Teen title at the 50th Anniversary Miss Coon Rapids Scholarship Pageant held on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Coon Rapids High School auditorium.
This year there were 10 contestants competing for the title of Miss Coon Rapids and six for the Outstanding Teen title.
Both young ladies will now advance to state competition next year – Ziegler to the Miss Minnesota Pageant in June and Hovet to the Miss Minnesota Outstanding Teen in March.
Ziegler was raised in Coon Rapids. She graduated from Coon Rapids High School and is now a senior at North Central University. She plans to obtain a master’s degree upon completion of her undergraduate studies this year to fulfill her dream of founding a homeless shelter for youth in Minnesota. Her platform is youth homelessness.
Hovet is from Bemidji were she is a sophomore at Bemidji High School. Her platform is “Gimme Shelter” to help support local animal shelters.