Katherine Wenner, of Lewis Center, is a senior at The Ohio State University where she is majoring in Animal Sciences. She began raising sheep in 2006 when she founded her own flock of purebred Shropshires. Katherine enjoys showing sheep at national, state and local shows. Additionally, she loves to sew with and wear wool and has participated in multiple lead-in contests over the years.
At Ohio State, Katherine is an ambassador for the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, a Mount Leadership Society Scholar, a college student council representative, and an active member of Collegiate 4-H. She also serves as a Delaware County 4-H Volunteer and loves teaching youth about sewing and sheep.
In the future, Katherine plans to continue sewing with wool and producing purebred Shropshire sheep through Wenner Family Farms. In addition, she plans to pursue a Master's Degree where she will study Public Affairs and focus on Food and Agricultural Policies.
Katherine is honored to be the 2013-2014 Ohio Lamb and Wool Queen and looks forward to representing Ohio's sheep industry in the coming year.
PAST OHIO LAMB & WOOL QUEENS - Click here for a full PDF of former queens