Miss Iowa 2017
Hometown: Holmen, Wisconsin
Platform Issue: Ladies Who Lift: Strengthening Mind and Body
Talent: Operatic Vocal
College Major: Vocal Performance
Scholastic Ambition: To obtain a Doctorate of Music in Vocal Performance; Become a Certified Master Trainer, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and CrossFit Level III Coach.
Secret Wish or Dream: I want to be a competitor on MTV’s “The Challenge!”
My Defining Moment: The day I was accepted into the Drake Choir at Drake University changed my life! Performing in that amazing ensemble took me around the world, taught me invaluable lessons about life, and generously gave me lifelong friendships.
Bio: A lover of music and fitness, Chelsea is a graduate of Drake University with a degree in Vocal Performance, and she is also a Certified Personal Trainer. Chelsea is fortunate and blessed to do what she loves for a living – she helps clients work to achieve their best personal fitness and to begin admiring their own strengths. Chelsea also trains young voices as a private vocal instructor. Her mission is to help people who feel they are simply surviving, to start thriving. This goal is the impetus behind “Ladies Who Lift” and continues to be her personal mantra.