Miss Morris and Miss Midwest crowned 10 Jul 17

On Saturday, two women were crowned royalty at the Miss Morris Area/Miss Midwest Scholarship Competition.

Kali Berlinger is the 2017 Miss Morris Area. She is the daughter of Angie and Bruce Berlinger. She won with her platform Hunger No More and her talent of dancing. Her sponsor was Superior Industries.


Kathryn Kueppers is the 2017 Miss Midwest. She is the daughter of Joe and Vicki Kueppers. She won with her platform The Invisible Crown, The Immeasurable Impact of the Miss America Organization and her talent of singing. Her sponsor was Willie’s SuperValu.

Both Kali and Kathryn received a $1,000 scholarship and $500 to the University of Minnesota – Morris. The will both be entered into the Miss Minnesota Competition in June of 2018.

Cheyenne Baumgart was named First Runner Up and received a $500 scholarship courtesy of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Morris. Her parents are Jodi and Scott Arndt. Her platform was Organ Donation, Check the Box: Save a Life and her talent was yoga.