Haylee Bande grew up in Racine County, and became involved with the Miss America pageant organization in 2014 when she won the title of Miss Racine. She moved to Milwaukee to pursue a communications degree at Alverno College, and won the titles of Miss Milwaukee in 2015 and Miss Burlington in 2016. She will be competing again this year in the Miss Wisconsin pageant.
Through her work with the Miss Milwaukee organization, she has appeared with Mayor Tom Barrett, various area festivals and fairs, and raised awareness for anti-bullying and military charities. Both of Haylee’s brothers are serving in the military, and her goal is to work for a non-profit military organization after graduating from college.
Haylee is the official Classy Girl Cupcakes Brand Ambassador, and will be emceeing the Cupcake Fest MKE DJ Dance Party and performance schedule. She will also be on hand to pose for photos with guests.