Congratulations to Jessica Tekippe, 20, of Manchester, Iowa on being named the 2007 Iowa Dairy Princess. Jessica won her title on August 8th at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.
She represented the Ayrshire breed in the contest, and is the daughter of Dan and Mary Tekippe. Megan Kregel, 18, daughter of Gary and Darlene Kregel of Guttenberg, was named Alternate. She represented Clayton County. Both the Princess and the Alternate will be involved in promoting the dairy industry across Iowa in the coming year.
The Holstein breed representative, Kristy Demmer, 17, received the award for the best dairy presentation. Her parents are Rick and Kathy Demmer of Peosta. Miss Congeniality was Brittany Lantzky, 18, daughter of Brian and Heidi Lantzky of Hawkeye. She was the Jersey breed representative.