Montana's First Lady of Rodeo...

Miss Rodeo Montana 2005

Contestants

  • CONTESTANT 1

    Brooke Lynn Vosen

    Brooke Lynn Vosen

    Miss Rodeo Montana 2005

    Style Show, Speech, Horsemanship Personality, Appearance, Projection and Presentation

    is the 24 year old daughter of Alan Gagne of Simms and Mary Lynn Vosen of Fairfield.  A graduate of Power High School with honors, Brooke Lynn currently attends Montana State University in Bozeman.  She is a nationally certified Yoga instructor, and holds a national mediation certification.  She was the MSU Freshman of the Year in 2000, MSU Community Involvement Coordinator of the Year in 2000, as well as the 2000 MSU Homecoming Queen.  She has served as Miss Livingston Roundup in 2002 and won the Miss Montana Interview Award in 2003.  She is a member of the MSU Dean’s List, the Ballroom Dancing Team, the Horseman’s Club, and the Livingston Roundup Committee.  She has worked with the MSU Foundation’s Fundraising Director, and the MSU Athletic Fundraising VP.  Brooke Lynn plans to graduate with a degree in Political Science and would like to pursue a Master’s in International Law.  She enjoys volunteering with Guardian AdLitem, the Child Advocacy Program, and Eagle Mount; she also enjoys dancing, biking, figure skating, reading, traveling, and riding.

  • CONTESTANT 2

    Colleen Dunn

    Colleen Dunn

    2nd Runner Up

    is the 20 year old daughter of Douglas Dunn of Livingston and Vicki Howell of Anchorage, Alaska.  A graduate of Park Senior High, she was active with State FFA, is a certified Montana Superhost Program Recipient, a recipient of the Everett Johnson Scholarship, is a licensed amateur radio operator, and also operates a successful Shih Tzu breeding program.   Colleen was the 2004 Livingston Roundup Queen.  Having attended both the University of Montana and Montana State University, she plans to return to MSU to finish her education.  She would also like to pursue a certification in Equine Massage and other alternative medicine.  She enjoys riding, training, rodeo, scrapbooking and crafting, camping, working out, and volunteering.

  • CONTESTANT 3

    Callie Freeman

    Callie Freeman

    1st Runner Up

    Photogenics

    is the 22 year old daughter of Jeff and Maria Freeman of Clinton.  A graduate of Hellgate High School, Callie has served as Miss Rodeo Western Montana and Miss Dillon Jaycee.  Currently she is the Miss Dillon Jaycee Pageant Director and is a senior at the University of Montana-Western.  She is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, and is President and Team Captain of the UMW Equestrian Team.  She is on the Dean’s list and has been a Dennis Washington Scholarship recipient.  Callie will graduate this May with a degree in Business Administration and Tourism Recreation.  She would like to pursue a career in Marketing as an event director for destination resorts in Montana and work with the Montana Chamber of Commerce.  Callie enjoys rodeo, volleyball, leather crafting, traveling, and skiing.

  • CONTESTANT 4

    Cassidy Han

    Cassidy Han

    Congeniality

    is the 20 year old daughter of Allen and Barbara Han of Inverness.  A graduate of Blue Sky High School, she was active with basketball (all-state), volleyball (all-state), and track and field.  Currently she is a junior at Carroll College where she has been an intramural basketball champion, and is on the Dean’s list.  She served as Miss Northern Montana Rodeo and is also a member of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association.  This past summer she worked as a firefighter with the Helena Helitack and has also interned with the Montana Historical Society.  Cassidy plans to continue pursuing her degree in history and is interested in teaching college history along with researching and writing a historical fiction novel.    She enjoys basketball, volleyball, firefighting, snowboarding, rodeo, reining, flying in helicopters, singing, and spending time with friends.

  • CONTESTANT 5

    Kristen Gustad

    Kristen Gustad

    Sportsmanship, Congeniality

    is the 22 year old daughter of Jeff and Cathleen Gustad of Kinsey.  An honors graduate of Custer County District High School, Kristin has served as the Miss Southeastern Montana Rodeo Queen, was Northwest College’s sophomore student senate rep, and has won numerous awards in State 4-H competition and FFA.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from  BYU-Idaho where she was an honors graduate and named Outstanding Student of the College of Agriculture, also attended Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming where she was named to Who’s Who in American College Students and Outstanding Student for Physical Sciences.   Currently she is attending the University of Nebraska/Lincoln on a full assistantship scholarship, pursuing a Master’s degree in Ruminant Nutrition. She plans to continue her education to earn a Doctorate in Ruminant Microbiology.  Kristin enjoys livestock judging, working with youth, playing the piano, and traveling.

  • CONTESTANT 6

    Sarah Huston

    Sarah Huston

    is the 20 year old daughter of Jim and Carol Huston.  She is a graduate of Capital High School and is currently a Junior at the University of Montana Western.  In High School she was active in 4-H and Rodeo Club as well as a  member of the Honor Roll.  She is a member of the Order of Rainbow for Girls and has held several State Offices.  She is also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Daughters of the Nile.  She served as Miss Southwest Montana in 2004 and 2003, and is currently a member of the UM Western Rodeo Team and Equestrian Team.  Sarah plans to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and would like to teach business and computer science.  She also plans to be active with youth and agricultural programs.  Sarah enjoys riding horses, rodeo, watching football and hockey, and barrel racing.

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