Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2011, Brittany Richards, awards Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2012, Kimberly Kuhn
MISS RODEO WYOMING 2012 PAGEANT RESULTS
Kimberly Kuhn, Miss Sheridan-WYO of Laramie, took home the honors of Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2012. The Miss Rodeo Wyoming pageant was held in Douglas, WY August 16-20, 2011 during the Wyoming State Fair. There were 4 young women vying for the title of Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2012 from across the sate. Contestants included Desiree Bridges, Miss Teton County Fair and Rodeo from Jackson; Holly Kennedy, Miss Laramie Jubilee from Laramie; and Bailie Allshouse, Miss Cody Stampede of Cody. The contestants were judged by a panel of three highly qualified judges including Kent Sturman of Thornton, CO; Johna Niedfelt of Grand Island, NE; and Judy Rogers from Scottsbluff, NE.
Brittany Richards, Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2011, was on hand for the awards ceremony. The Wyoming State Fair Director, James Goodrich, and Wyoming Director of Ag, Jason Fearneyhough, presented the saddle to Kimberly. Kimberly took home the categories of personality and appearance. She also won the sales achievement award, knowledge award, photogenic award, and the speech award.
The first runner-up went to Holly Kennedy, Miss Laramie Jubilee of Laramie. Holly won the horsemanship category and the most ads sold at Wyoming State Fair award. The second runner-up went to Desiree Bridges, Miss Teton County Fair & Rodeo of Jackson.
Bailie Allshouse, Miss Cody Stampede from Cody won the awards of congeniality and scrapbook.
Kimberly Kuhn is the daughter of Pete and Vickie and calls Laramie home. A fifth generation ranch owner in Johnson and Sheridan counties and the Big Horn Mountains, Kimberly has been blessed to be raised a Wyoming cowgirl. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming in Agriculture Business with a minor in finance. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority, SPURS Honorary, Ag Ambassadors, UW Rodeo Team and was a recipient of the National Western Stock Show Scholarship. Kim is a member of Wyoming Rodeo Association, Mile-Hi Barrel Racing Association, Cowgirls of the West, and Big Horn Basque Club. She was honored to serve Cheyenne Frontier Days as Miss Frontier 2009, and was a leader of the CFD Dandies.
Kim has earned her Gold Congressional Award and was commencement speaker at her high school graduation. She worked as a Student Page for the 59th Legislative Session and earned the Y.E.S. Award. Kimberly held many leadership positions in FFA, DECA and was a Varsity member of the Golf and Dance teams. She was also awarded the FFA Area Star in Agricultural Placement Award. She enjoys breakaway roping, running barrels, singing, golfing and spending time with her family.
Kimberly will be planning a fall coronation fundraiser in Sheridan. Learn more about the Miss Rodeo Wyoming program, which holds its annual pageant during the annual Wyoming State Fair in August in Douglas: http://www.missrodeowyoming.com
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