McKenna Collins

Wisconsin 2017

McKenna Collins

Miss Wisconsin 2017

Age: 21

Hometown: Waunakee, Wisconsin

Platform Issue: Table Talk: Promoting Civil Discourse

Talent: Ballet en pointe

College Major: Communications and Political Science

Scholastic Ambition: To earn a Juris Doctor degree

Secret Wish or Dream: To be an Olympian!

My Favorite Hobbies: I’m an avid windsurfer, a hot yoga junkie, and I enjoy shopping at vintage reclamation markets. I thrive on finding old treasures and bringing them back to life.

Bio: At age 16, McKenna founded a small business and signed a contract as a professional ballet dancer. During her college years, McKenna founded a dance outreach program and received a scholarship and grant from her university to work across the state. McKenna served a congressional internship for U.S. House Speaker, Paul Ryan, which sparked her passion for her platform – celebrating diversity of opinion and civility in discourse. After college, where she is pursing degrees in communications and political science, McKenna plans to obtain a law degree and aspires to work as a congressional policy advisor in Washington, D.C.