Meet Our Cover Girl, MRA Queen Kennadee Riggs In Our Latest Issue Of Cowgirls In Style!
We get up close and personal with the 2023 Miss Rodeo America, Kennadee Riggs in this issue of Cowgirls In Style Magazine.. Here is a sneak peek and you can read her interview in our digital issue!
Kennadee Riggs was crowned as Miss Rodeo America 2023 on Sunday, December 4th at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Having grown up under the western skies of Queen Creek, Arizona, Kennadee has carried on the legacy of her cowgirl bloodlines as a member of the Cowgirls Historical Foundation while working for the Arizona Farm Bureau and Cowboy Lifestyle Network.
Prior to being selected, the 22-year-old daughter of Don and Shanda Riggs,
represented the Grand Canyon State as Miss Rodeo Arizona 2022. She served an
18-month church mission in Brazil, Arizona, and Oklahoma, and is currently a
student at Arizona State University pursuing journalism. She enjoys teaching
horsemanship lessons, as well as volunteering as an instructor teaching English
and Portuguese to Brazilians in weekly classes. Her passion of “Kicking Up
Kindness” is reflected in The Kindness Journal Podcast and she encourages
everyone to perform acts of kindness in their everyday lives.
During her reign as the official representative of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys
Association, Kennadee will travel approximately 40,000 miles and appear at
nearly 150 rodeo performances, as well as making appearances at schools, civic
groups, and other special events in order to educate the public and create
awareness about the sport of rodeo, its sponsors, and its opportunities. During
her appearances she will represent and promote rodeo, agriculture, and the
western way of life to more than 2 million people. Kennadee will also serve as a
spokesperson at a variety of promotional events and model in commercial
advertisements for western clothiers, publications, sponsors, and other service
providers to the western industry. (www.missrodeoamerica.com)
We had the opportunity to catch up with the newly crowned queen and she
graciously took some time out of her busy schedule to talk to us…