23-year-old Chelsea Dubczak of Urbandale, was crowned Miss Iowa 2017 after competition ended Saturday night at Davenport’s Adler Theatre.
Dubczak, who competed as Miss Metro, attends Drake University where she is pursuing a bachelor’s of music in vocal performance. Her future goals include being a nutritional therapy practitioner, strength and conditioning coach, and cruise ship entertainer. Her platform is Ladies Who Lift: Encouraging young women to pursue their strongest selves. Her talent is operatic vocal.
Dubczak will represent The Hawkeye State at the 2018 Miss America Pageant this coming September in Atlantic City.
First runner-up was Emmy Cuvelier, 21, of Collins, Iowa, who is this year’s Miss Central Iowa; Second runner-up was Maggie Gehlsen, 21, of DeWitt. She is this year’s Miss Clinton County; Third runner-up was Jessica Baker, 24, of Coralville. She is this year’s Miss Lake Cooper; Fourth runner-up was Johannah Vittetoe, 22, of Washington. She is this year’s Miss Southeast Iowa.