2020 Miss Rodeo Wyoming
The gold and jade crown of Miss Rodeo Wyoming returns to the gem city of Laramie atop the hat of Rachel Derner. Rachel is the 23 year old daughter of Justin and Tansie Derner, big sister to Rebecca, Teigen and Sage. Growing up on the back of a horse built a solid foundation for Rachel's love of rodeo, agriculture and western heritage. From a very young age she has been involved in 4-H, raising and showing livestock while learning important life lessons and developing leadership skills. Rachel transitioned into FFA and found her passion for advocating for agriculture. She worked on her speaking skills and gaining knowledge of industry issues so that she could be an educated voice for agriculture. Rachel enjoys being an advocate for the ag industry which provides food, clothing and shelter. This passion has directed Rachel into the agriculture communications field as she is pursuing a degree from the University of Wyoming. Once finished with her degree and her time as Miss Rodeo Wyoming, Rachel is determined to find her role in supporting the agriculture industry. She would like to serve as a public relations adviser for agricultural professionals. Rachel knows that her time as Miss Rodeo Wyoming will help prepare for this career, and that her passion and love for rodeo will be an asset in her service to all of Wyoming as your Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2020. She is looking forward to a year of adventures and a lifetime of memories!