Amy Sennert, daughter of Randy and Donna Sennert of Storm Lake, and Wendy Broich, daughter of Marty and Kay Broich, share the honors as Buena Vista County Port Queen and Little Miss Pigtails.
Sennert and Broich were selected in the 2005 Buena Vista County Queen Coronation and Miss Pigtails Contest Sunday sponsored by the Buena Vista County Pork Producers at Zion Lutheran Church in rural Storm Lake.
Sennert replaced outgoing 2004 Buena Vista County Pork Queen, Jamie Peterson, daughter of Stan and Carol Peterson of Albert City. Outgoing 2004 Little Miss Pigtails is Katie Sievers, daughter of Todd and Laura Sievers of Albert City.
In her outgoing speech, Peterson recounted the many parades and events where she presided as Buena Vista County Pork Queen.
"Serving burgers, we did that a lot," Sievers said. "I don't think I've seen that many burgers in my whole life. I will miss not being in the parades. I wish to thank the Pork Producers for letting me be the 2004 Pork Queen."
"My crown was huge," recounted Sievers as Little Miss Pigtails. "On the Fourth of July, I rode in a really long parade."
Sennert is active as an all-sports athlete at Storm Lake High School in addition to her other activities. When selected, she presented a very inspired speech about her experiences on the family farm where her father is engaged in pork production.
"I have enjoyed the joys of being a hog farmer's daughter firsthand," Sennert said. Sennert, incidentally, was a Little Miss Pigtails nine years ago.
Other Little Miss Pigtails contestants were Katie Turnquist, daughter of Dave and Laura Turnquist of Alta, and Rachael Jesse, daughter of Chris and Kathy Jesse, Storm Lake.