Grace’s Blog

Welcome to Grace’s blog. Follow along throughout her year as she shares stories, her travels and information about her platform!

Life After the Crown

My time as Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen was one well spent, and I wouldn’t have done it any other way. However, it always does come to an end – at […]

Competition Preparation Tips

Preparing for a pageant is a crazy process. There are tears and laughs and moments of throwing your hands in the air and moments of pure happiness as you finally […]

Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser

First off folks, reserve your calendars for May 19th. The Miss America and Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organizations’ national platform is Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Young women from all around […]

My Platform: Circles of Support

The Miss America and Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organizations require each contestant to have a platform. Circles of Support, my platform, is a program I started to help support cancer […]

Pageants: An Endless Life Lesson

A popular question that I have been asked as Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen is, “why pageants?” I’d like to share my story of involvement in pageantry and the many skills […]

The Sisterhood is Very Real

With the recent events, I would like to focus this post on the powerful sisterhood that I am honored to be a part of. I’d like to start it off […]

Spreading Christmas Cheer One Parade at a Time

This Christmas season, I wanted to spread the Christmas joy by participating in a variety of parades around the state. Overall, I had nine parades scheduled, ranging from Milwaukee, to […]

Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen 2017 – Grace Stanke

Hi there! My name is Grace Stanke, and I am proud to be your Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen 2017. I am a 15-year-old junior duo enrollment student at both Wausau […]