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Katherine Merck served as Miss Rodeo America 2016, becoming the first Washingtonian to wear the Miss Rodeo America crown. A former rugby player for the University of Notre Dame, Katherine graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law in December 2017. In the future she plans to use her degree to promote ethical justice for land use, water rights, and agricultural estate planning.
Katherine believes it is her duty to actively serve in order to give back to the community that has given so much to her. She sits on the Miss Rodeo America National Advisory Council and shares her passion for the sport of rodeo with the next generation of by mentoring and encouraging young women and serving as both a clinician and judge for rodeo queen programs around the country. She continues to be actively involved in the sport of rodeo in numerous capacities by working for both stock contractors and rodeo committees around the country.