For many years St. James had a long standing tradition of crowning Miss St. James winners.
After years of not doing so the tradition picked back up in 2012 with the crowning of Katie Jence and Jovanna Boeve.
These former and current winners were asked what they are doing now.

For many years St. James had a long standing tradition of crowning Miss St. James winners.

After years of not doing so the tradition picked back up in 2012 with the crowning of Katie Jence and Jovanna Boeve.

These former and current winners were asked what they are doing now.

2012-2013 Katie Jence and Jovanna Boeve

Katie Jence

My name is Katie Jence and I was miss St. James in 2012-2013. I have been living in eagle grove IA for almost two years now. I work full time as a dietary cook at Windsor manor living facility and rotary senior living. I will be getting married June 16 of this year in MN.

Jovanna Boeve

I graduated from NDSU in May of 2016 with my BS in Human Development and Family Science with a focus on Child and Adolescent Development. I also obtained two minors, one in Wellness and the other in Hospitality & Tourism Management. Right after school I accepted a job as a before and after school Site Coordinator with the YMCA here in the Fargo/Moorhead area. The school that I was located at was a kindergarten-only school in Moorhead. I ran a site that had ~75(!) 5 years olds and had 12 staff working under me. I have since decided to switch career paths and I am currently working at an independent insurance agency in Moorhead, MN. I work as a Commercial Customer Service Representative, dealing with large commercial policies. I work with the agents on the office to help them write new business and with our customers with everyday questions/ requests that they might have.

2013-2014 Kali Wright and Ana Haler

Kali Wright

My name is Kali Wright and I was Miss St. James in 2013-2014. I have been living in West Des Moines for the past 2 years. I am working full time at Wolfe Eye Clinic as an Ophthalmic Technician.

Ana Haler

I'm living in Saint James and I attend graduate school in Mankato at Minnesota State University for speech-language pathology.

2014-2015 Morgan Sandmeyer and Emily Bottem

Morgan Sandmeyer I was Miss Saint James from 2014-2015. I just graduated college with my bachelor degree in HR. I am working as a Human Resources Director at Hillcrest in Mankato. I am returning back to school in the Fall of 2018 to pursue Long Term Care Administration.

Emily Bottem

I, Emily Bottem, was one of the Miss Saint James for class of 2015. Currently, I am attending Minnesota State University, Mankato for my bachelor of science in nursing. I will graduate this December 2018. This summer I have an internship in labor and delivery at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, MN.

2015 -2016 Sydney Holland and Madi Carlson

Madi Carlson

Sydney Holland and I enjoyed our time as Miss St. James in 2015-2016 My second year at Gustavus Adolphus College came to an end this spring. I was accepted into the Exercise Physiology program and I am on a Pre-Occupational Therapy track. This summer I will be spending my time lifeguarding at the outdoor pool.

Sydney Holland

Sydney is attending Mankato State University for social studies.

2016-2017 Ashley Frederickson and Hailey Sagehorn

Hailey Sagehorn

My name is Hailey Sagehorn and I was Miss St.James for the 2016-17 year with Ashley Frederickson. As of right now I'm working at Dairy Queen here in town as well as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at the Heartland Senior Living Center in Truman, MN. In the fall I will be going back to Brookings, SD to start my sophomore year and begin the enrollment process into the nursing program.

Ashley Frederickson

My name is Ashley Frederickson! I was the 2016-2017 Miss St. James. I am currently attending Saint Mary’s University in Winona Minnesota while majoring in biology and playing on the Saint Mary’s women’s tennis team!

2017-2018 Brooklyn Mickelson and Alyssa Anderson

Alyssa Anderson

I graduated from high school this year and next year I plan on attending Saint Bens with a degree in health sciences and pre medicine.

Brooklyn Mickelson

Brooklyn recently graduated from St. James High School and is playing Softball next year for Iowa Lakes Community College. 2018- 2019

Jovana Rodriguez and Nancy Sanchez

Jovana and Nancy were named this years Miss St. James winners recently. They are both active members of the St. James community and are entering their senior years at St. James High School. Both Jovana and Nancy are excited to represent St. James during the Railroad Days and other events.