Miss Rodeo Colorado 2018 Crowned at Greeley Stampede [PICTURES]
A 22 year old from Windsor, CO has been named 2018 Miss Rodeo Colorado. Alex Hyland's reign will begin on January 1, so she begins with the title of MRC Lady-in-Waiting.
After the four-day pageant held at the 96th Greeley Stampede, Alex was the winner of the Horsemanship, Speech, and Appearance Awards.
- Sara Bishop of Longmont was 1st runner up and the winner of the Personality and Spirit Awards.
- Kirsten Peterson of Gilchrest was 2nd runner up and also won the Congeniality Award.
- Allison Mitchell of Woodland Park won the Photogenic Award.
- The Written Test Award was presented to Sierra Knodle of Evergreen.
Alex is the daughter of Peter and Nancy Hyland of Windsor. Alex recently graduated from Colorado State University- Pueblo, Cum Laude with a degree in Mass Communications and plans to work in the rodeo industry. While in college; she served as the Director of External Affairs for the Associated Students’ Government, restarted, served as president, and competed for the rodeo team, and was a multiple Dean’s List and scholarship recipient. Alex’s passions for rodeo and agriculture come from her involvement in 4H, FFA, serving as the 2012 Rooftop Rodeo Queen and being raised on a ranch