Applications being accepted for 2017 Wisconsin Honey Queen


Are you, or do you know a young woman between the ages of 18 and 24, looking to broaden public speaking experience, develop marketing presentations and gain social media skills?

The Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is accepting applications until Tuesday, October 25, for the position of 2017 Wisconsin Honey Queen.

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation reports:

The 2017 Wisconsin Honey Queen will travel the state promoting the honey and beekeeping industries. The Queen will broaden her skills in public speaking, develop effective marketing presentations, and use social media to enhance product promotion. She will also be a spokesperson for various media outlets and teach students using an education program.

A successful applicant will be a woman between 18 and 24 years old as of January 1, 2017. She will be a high school graduate and motivated to broaden her skills in public speaking, marketing, education, social media, interviewing, and developing and delivering presentations. The Wisconsin Honey Queen serves as a professional representative for the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association, a trade group representing beekeepers, honey producers, and those working to protect honeybees.

No prior experience with beekeeping is required for this unique opportunity. The candidate must be willing to learn about the industry through a variety of paid training opportunities. Applicants may be full-time college students or have other part-time employment.

For more on this unique opportunity, visit Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation.