Road to Miss America 2012:
>>>> Laura Kaeppeler of Wisconsin Crowned Miss America 2012
Laura Kaeppelar, Miss Southern Wisconsin, was crowned Miss Wisconsin 2011 at Alberta Kimball Auditorium on Saturday night, June 18, 2011. Laura Kaeppelar won a $10,000 college scholarship and will represent Wisconsin in the Miss America 2012 Pageant. Kaeppelar was second runner-up last year competing as Miss Kenosha. Kaeppeler has a bachelor’s degree in music from Carthage College. She sang a classical aria in the talent competition. Her platform was mentoring children whose parents are in jail.
Laura Kaeppelar Crowned Miss Wisconsin 2011. Photo: Jeannette Merten
Miss Seven Rivers, Raenna Johnson of Holmen, was the first runner-up. She wins a $2,000 scholarship.
Miss Fox River Valley, Desiree Geffers of Oshkosh, was second runner-up and won a $1,000 scholarship.
Miss Madison Capital City, Brittany Lee Wittnabel of Beloit, was third runner-up and won an $800 scholarship.
Miss La Crosse Oktoberfest, Elizabeth Kramer of Holmen, was fourth runner-up and won a $600 scholarship.
Courtesy of Miss Wisconsin Organization.