During ceremonies held at the Falls Ballroom in Little Falls March 23, four young women were crowned as Morrison County’s Dairy Princesses for 2013.
Of the seven candidates, Sara Roerick, Tracy Herzog, Rochelle Herzog and Carly Czech were crowned.
Other candidates included Julie Johnson of Swanville, Marquie Marquette of Little Falls and Mindy Rinkel of Hillman.
Roerick, 19, is the daughter of Roger and Diane Roerick of Swanville. She belongs to Gopher Dairy Club, Block and Bridle, Collegiate-Agri-Women, 4-H and Delta Theta Sigma Little Sisters. She enjoys hunting, fishing, running, biking, playing with her dog and entertaining nieces and nephews. Roerick is attending the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in the animal science program and will then attend vet school to become a large animal veterinarian.
Tracy Herzog, 18, is the daughter of Allen and Diane Herzog of Upsala. She is a lector at church, captain of the volleyball and basketball teams, treasurer of the senior class, is in high school choir and was crowned as homecoming queen for 2012. She enjoys going to the movies, hanging out with friends and family, snowmobiling and four-wheeling and loves to play basketball and volleyball. She plans to attend the University of Wisconsin in River Falls for physical therapy and to play basketball.
Rochelle Herzog, 19, is the daughter of Alicia and Fred Herzog of Randall. She is attending the University of Minnesota Crookston to become a veterinarian and is involved in the school’s Dairy Club, the Pre-vet Club the National Dairy Shrine and North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA). She enjoys four-wheeling, hunting, fishing, cooking and swimming.
Carly Czech, 18, is the daughter of Myron and Debbie Czech of Little Falls. She is the treasurer of band and is also involved in jazz band, Math League, International Club and the Honor Society. She enjoys fishing, bow hunting, quilting, reading and playing volleyball. She plans to attend the College of St. Benedict for biology.
The new princesses will compete for the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way in May in St. Joseph.