Miss Madison is a non-profit organization that serves as a local preliminary scholarship competition to Miss Wisconsin, affiliated with the Miss America Organization. The competition is open to young women ages 17 to 25. The winner of the Miss Madison competition will represent the Madison area at Miss Wisconsin, and if selected as the new Miss Wisconsin, she will represent the state at Miss America. The Miss America Organization is the world's leading provider of scholarship assistance for young women, making scholarships available to competitors at the national, state, and local levels annually.

For more information please contact The Miss Madison Organization at missmadisonwi@yahoo.com

Forever Miss Madison's

1970- Linda Johnson

1987- Maria Kim

2002- Tiffany Davis

2003- Tina Sauerhammer (Miss Wisconsin 2003)

            Kelly Cramer

2004- Molly McGrath (Miss Wisconsin 2004)

            Kelly Jo Stauffacher

2005- Greta Hafeman

2006-Kimberly Pifer

2007- Christina Thompson (Miss Wisconsin 2007)

2009- Kristina Smaby (Miss Wisconsin 2009)

2010- Katie Marti

2011- Brittany Witnebel

2012- Chelsea Hammett

2013- Paula Mae Kuiper (Miss Wisconsin 2013)

2014- Raeanna Johnson (Miss Wisconsin 2014) 

2015- Tianna Vanderlei (Miss Wisconsin 2018)

2016- Sarah Newton

2017- McKenna Collins (Miss Wisconsin 2017)

2018- Katarina Nguyen

2019- Kylie Thompson

2020- Grace Stanke


Miss Madison 2020-Grace Stanke

Grace is originally from Wausau, Wisconsin and is a student at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Grace is currently working on double majoring in Nuclear Engineering and Mathematics with an ambition to research an applicable and usable method of performing nuclear fusion. Grace's social impact initiative is Powering Our Future With Nuclear Energy. 

If you would like to book Grace for an appearance, please email missmadisonwi@yahoo.com


To apply please complete the following forms and send them to: 

missmadisonwi@yahoo.com or contact us for address to mail them to


Resume Instructions

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Miss Madison 2020 will be awarded with:

  • $500 Scholarship- Donated by Shayna Hetzel & American Family Insurance 

  • Crown - Donated by TQ Diamonds

  • Banner- Donated by Chelsea Hammett (Miss Madison Capital-City 2012)

  • Custom Bloom Robe- Donated by Tianna Vanderlei (Miss Madison Capital-City 2015 & Miss Wisconsin 2018)

  • Kendra Scott Sponsored Styling Session- Donated by Kendra Scott

  • Wardrobe Items- Pier South

  • Bouquet of Flowers- Donated by Metcalfe's 

  • Chance to compete Miss Wisconsin

  • Photoshoot with Malainey Myrin Photography

  • $100 towards State Interview Outfit- Donated by Paula Mae Winiarski

  • Hair Styling, Cut & Color- William John Salon & Spa


1st Runner-Up:

      $100 Scholarship- Donated by Lori Pizer

  • Bouquet of Flowers- Donated by Metcalfe's 

2nd Runner-Up:

  • $50 Scholarship- Donated by Cheng Real Estate Group

  • Bouquet of Flowers- Donated by Metcalfe's 

Miss Congeniality:

  • ​$50 Scholarship- Donated by Cheng Real Estate Group

Overall Talent Winner:

  • ​$100 Scholarship- Donated by Sarah Newton (Miss Madison Capital-City 2016)

Overall Interview Winner:

  • ​$100 Scholarship- Donated by Cheng Real Estate Group

Non-Finalist Interview Winner:

  • ​$50 Scholarship- Donated by Cheng Real Estate Group


Contact Us

For Questions or Requests for Appearances please contact Tara at

missmadisonwi@yahoo.com or message us on our Facebook Account