The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
(DATCP) has announced the six top candidates to become the 76th Alice in Dairyland. The
candidates are Ashley Hagenow, Shannon Lamb, Lydia Luebke, Jackie Rosenbush, Charitee
Seebecker and Jodie Weyland.
Prior to being selected, the candidates completed an application and preliminary interview.
Over the next several weeks, the six top candidates will prepare for the three-day Alice in
Dairyland Finals, scheduled for May 11-13, 2023 in Walworth County. The three-day process
includes agribusiness tours, media interviews, an impromptu question and answer session,
individual interviews, and candidate presentations. The selection of the 76th Alice in Dairyland
will be announced live during the program at the conclusion of the finals on May 13, 2023.
The 76th Alice in Dairyland will begin her term on July 5, 2023.
Over the next two months, the six candidates will participate in a rigorous interview process
that will allow them to showcase the communications and public relations skills required to be
Alice in Dairyland. Although only one of the top candidates ultimately will be selected as the
next Alice in Dairyland, the personal growth experienced by all the candidates as a result of the
process will carry far into their future careers.
“While the goal of this process is to name the 76th Alice in Dairyland, the journey these six
women will go on over the next two months is one they will all benefit from,” said Taylor
Schaefer, 75th Alice in Dairyland. “One of these finalists will carry on the tradition of
traveling the state to teach audiences of both urban and rural backgrounds about the importance
of Wisconsin agriculture.”

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