Miss Poulsbo 2020
Minako Biedenbach

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Age: 17
Hometown: Poulsbo, WA

Platform Issue: Supporting the Siblings of Mental Illness

Talent: Jazz dance to "Friend like Me" from Aladdin
Scholastic Ambition: TO attend Seattle Central College to earn a degree in Dental Hygiene.
 

Interesting Fact: Minako was named after a Japanese anime character although she does not identify as Japanese.
 

Bio: Minako is a recent graduate from North Kitsap High School. She was an active participant in North Kitsap's leadership team from 2019-2020, has volunteered for Poulsbo Elementary 2018-2019 and is a member of Thrivers Club.

Living with a close family member who struggled with depression and anxiety, Minako has strived to help and support others who are struggling with the same mental illness. She believes that every teen should have a safe space to be themselves and to speak with someone they trust, She is driven by her ambition to empower others to do the same and to help local youth be themselves.

Past Miss Poulsbo Titleholders

2020: Minako Beidenbach
2020: Minako Beidenbach
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2019: Valentine Campbell
2019: Valentine Campbell
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2018: Natalia Tucker
2018: Natalia Tucker
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2017: Caroline Atkins
2017: Caroline Atkins
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2016: Kaitlyn Morrell
2016: Kaitlyn Morrell
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2015: Nicole Lacey
2015: Nicole Lacey
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2014: Emily Ward
2014: Emily Ward
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2013: Makenzie Moody
2013: Makenzie Moody
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2012: Michaela Meeker
2012: Michaela Meeker
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2011: Natasha Tucker
2011: Natasha Tucker
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2010: Erika Scott
2010: Erika Scott
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2009: Heidi Nicks
2009: Heidi Nicks
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2008: Amy Stadshaug
2008: Amy Stadshaug
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2007: Alex Duchemin
2007: Alex Duchemin
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2006: Brenna Gardner Brown
2006: Brenna Gardner Brown
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2005: Janna Murray
2005: Janna Murray
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2004: Canon Henness
2004: Canon Henness
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2003: Danielle Deitch
2003: Danielle Deitch
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2002: Kristen Eddings
2002: Kristen Eddings
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2001: Jeana Ostheller
2001: Jeana Ostheller
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