May 22, 2012 - 08:13
Wallace’s Garden Center, Bettendorf, Iowa
Makes frequent radio, television and newspaper appearances to help educate consumers on horticulture related issues; Active OFA board member and co-chair of OFA Garden Center Committee; Recipient of Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture Outstanding Senior in Community Service.
Hobbies: Tailgating and watching Iowa State Cyclone football games, seeing Broadway shows, traveling and family time; Favorite food: Any kind of ice cream.
Her grandmother was the first woman in the Iowa Nurseryman’s Association; Kate and her father once met Jerry Springer in a Cheesecake Factory restaurant.