Fond du Lac woman named new Miss Wisconsin 2022

FOND DU LAC, Wis. — There is officially a new Miss Wisconsin 2022, the Miss Wisconsin Scholarship Organization announced Monday.

Kylene Spanbauer, who was named first runner-up at the Miss Wisconsin 2022 competition in June, will now hold the crown after the winner, Grace Stanke, was named Miss America 2023.

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A Fond du Lac native, Spanbauer was previously Miss Harbor Cities 2022 and served as Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen in 2016. She attended the University of Iowa and was a “Golden Girl” baton twirler for the Hawkeyes Marching Band for five years.

Spanbauer’s “No Means No: Sexual Assault Education” initiative works to raise awareness of sexual assault and prevent sexual violence.

Spanbauer will join Stanke for the Miss America 2023 Homecoming early next year.