Julie Hammerand, daughter of Jerry and Lois Hammerand, Sherrill, Iowa, was crowned the 66th Iowa Dairy Princess. Over the next year, she will serve as a goodwill ambassador for Iowa’s dairy farmers and make public appearances to connect with consumers and help them understand the dedication of dairy farm families to their cows, their land and the milk they produce. Julie is a student at the University of Northern Iowa, where she is majoring in art education.
Faith Palmer, Waukon, Iowa, was named Alternate Iowa Dairy Princess. Faith, the daughter of John and Meghan Palmer, will share duties with the princess. She is a senior at Waukon High School.
Alexis Costello, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was named Miss Congeniality and was also recognized for her performance in the public speaking portion of the contest. She is the daughter of Tim and Karen Costello.
The new princess and alternate will begin their duties Sept. 1.
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