Katelynne is a sophomore at Indiana State University and 2014 graduate of Avon High School. She competed in Junior Olympic Gymnastics for 8 years and was a member of the Avon Gold Varsity Dance team. She was a team captain and a member of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Katelynne enjoys spending her spare time teaching younger children to dance and enjoy fitness.
Katelynne served as an AIM Mentor at her school offering guidance to incoming Freshman. During her tenure at Avon High School, she has also participated as a Key Club member assisting the community in various philanthropic activities.
She was also a member of DECA and plans to minor in business. She dreams of becoming an upscale retail buyer and fashion designer once she graduates from college.
Katelynne is attending Indiana State University and pursuing a Textiles & Merchandising (Fashion Merchandising) BS degree in Terre Haute, Indiana. She is currently a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority and a member of their Executive Council, Remix Dance Team, and Sync Dance Team. This year she is also participating in the Fashion Merchandising Club serving as Treasurer. She has served as an Intern Board Member for Pattern in Indianapolis and worked for Rachel Allan in Chicago. Through much of her pageantry experience, Katelynne has volunteered with countless charities and organizations to benefit the community. She continues to serve as a National Youth Heart Health Advocate for the American Heart Association and actively volunteers with breast cancer awareness efforts that her sorority supports. In addition to that, Katelynne is now also a Big Sister to a young lady in Terre Haute, Indiana volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters.