Name: Kinzie Van Kekerix

Parents: Leroy and Jasey Van Kekerix

Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy running, golfing, reading, wakeboarding, playing piano and cello, and being with friends and family!

School Activities: I am involved in band, drumline, orchestra, Northwest Iowa Honors Orchestra, pit orchestra for the fall musical, large group speech, National Honors Society, student council, golf, and cross country.

Spare Time Activities: In my spare time I enjoy sewing, walking my two dogs- Buddy and Patches, and doing puzzles.

Education/Career Plans: I plan on attending NCC or St. Luke’s College to pursue a career in nursing.

Past Tulip Festival Participation: I have walked in the mode show with Staphorst, Dutch dancing since elementary school, scrubbing streets, riding floats, marching in the Pride of the Dutchmen Marching Band, performing in the drumline show, and serving as a page with Queen Samantha Droog and her court.