Selected as second alternate Queen was Katie Wirkus
, the daughter of Allen and Barb Wirkus of Athens, Wis.
says that she
fell in love with Jerseys before she
could even walk.Her
first show was at the age of 3, in the Parish 1 Tiny Tots Show.She is now a student at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls, a member of three national academic honor societies, and always on the go promoting the Jersey breed as this year's Wisconsin Jersey Queen.