Miss Wisconsin USA
Miss Wisconsin USA 2017
Skylar Witte, 19, of Schofield, Wisconsin is currently a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a dean’s list, double major in Political Science and Communications/Rhetorical Studies who plans to pursue her law degree. Skylar entered college with nearly one-year in credits already completed from her time at DC Everest High School where she graduated as a National Honor Society student in the top 5% of her class.
Skylar is the daughter of Jeffrey and Jesica Witte. She has one younger brother, Noah. Jesica is a former news anchor and currently serves as the Executive Director of the Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce. Jeff is an outside salesman and also manages a supper club on the shores of Lake Nokomis, which has been in the family for more than twenty years. Skylar has worked in every aspect of the restaurant business since she was 14 years old.
On top of being a full-time student Skylar is a professional model and has been featured on Seventeen.com and has worked for several worldwide designers. She has also been a research assistant with the City of Madison Finance and Budget Department helping them to develop a more user-friendly, mobile-responsive citywide budget in 2015.
Skylar enjoys writing and was a published author at the age of 13; she is a blogger whose website averages more than 50k views a month and is followed by people from 58 countries. She writes about both her non-traditional path to modeling and provides relatable advice on college life and achieving your dreams.
Skylar was a member of the 2015 Division 1 State Championship pom dance team and has been a dancer, singer and actress for most of her life. When she was a teenager she was often given the role of young boy due to her size and voice. She has since appeared in several short films, music videos and television shows. Skylar has lived in three different cities across the State of Wisconsin and is honored to spend her year representing the people and the places she loves.