2020 Orange City Tulip Queen Crowned

Left to Right: BreElle Van Zee, Aubyn Zwart, Queen Madisyn Mulder, Julia Howe, Sophie Swart.

Madisyn Mulder was crowned the 2020 Tulip Festival Queen on Monday, Nov. 11. Madisyn will reign over the 80th annual Tulip Festival, set for May 14, 15, and 16, 2020.

A senior at MOC-Floyd Valley High School in Orange City, Madisyn Mulder, is the daughter of Scott and Jill Mulder.

Madisyn is joined on the 2020 Tulip Court by court members Julia Howe, daughter of Sean and Kristyn Howe, Sophie Swart, daughter of John and Mary Swart, BreElle Van Zee, daughter of Tim and Sara Van Zee, and Aubyn Zwart, daughter of Brad and Shawn Zwart.

Madisyn and her court members spent Monday afternoon interviewing with judges Bridget Bennett, Bill Kalsbeek, Lisa (Oolman) Laird.

A pageant was held for the public in the evening. Each of the candidates answered questions on various topics and gave an individual presentation. Madisyn was crowned queen as a conclusion to the evening.

Madisyn and her court will serve as ambassadors for the Orange City Tulip Festival as they travel in the spring, making several media and public appearances.