STEPHANIE WELTER , Mrs. Scott County , was crowned MRS. MINNESOTA "2017" on April 29th  at the Wellstone Center, in St. Paul  where she met with other "County/City" titleholders from across the state. Each titleholder has been recognized for their achievements as individuals and as vital parts of the family unit.

MRS. MINNESOTA, STEPHANIE WELTER speaks on her platform "Understanding The Puzzle of Autism.  “What’s wrong with HIM?” the little girl asked as she pointed to my special needs son, Benjamin. As a parent, you never truly get used to stares, giggles, and comments about your child, but I have chosen to use it as an opportunity to educate AND Inspire. As a 17-year autism advocate, I help those with autism turn their challenges into victories.                                                                                           For more information go to:

Stephanie  her husband  Wayde , and their children reside in Shakopee. Stephanie’s hobbies include Tae Kwon Do, Ice Skating , Hiking, Kayaking and basketball coach for MN Autism Center schools.

MRS. MINNESOTA, STEPHANIE WELTER would like to be a part of your special event. If you would like Stephanie to come and speak on "Autism " at any school, church, club, meeting, radio station, or television program, or if you would like Stephanie to host, emcee, or judge your local event, please CLICK HERE to fill out the Appearance request form to reserve her for your scheduled dates. We will have Mrs. Minnesota contact you about scheduling your event! 

We look forward to helping you make your next event or meeting a successful and enjoyable one. To learn more about Stephanie go to



Stephanie Welter

Mrs Minnesota
International 2017