Yoesel, 19, of Falls City, Neb., is the daughter of Richard and Diana Yoesel of Yoesel Brothers Dairy, and is a freshman in elementary education at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Her title includes a $750 scholarship award.
Lisa Temme, 21, daughter of Doug and Mary Temme (pronounced TEM ee) of Temme Agribusiness near Wayne, was named runner-up. She received a $250 scholarship.
Selection of the princess is based on an interview and presentation.
The Nebraska Dairy Princess reaches out to consumers to help them understand the important role dairy products play in a healthful diet, and provides information about how dairy farmers care for their cows and the resources used to produce milk. Her appearances include meetings, demonstrations, promotions, presentations, radio and television interviews, passing out trophies and ribbons, school visits and parades. Midwest Dairy Association’s Nebraska Division sponsors the program.
Source: Midwest Dairy Association