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International Pageant

July 26th and 27th


The Accomplishments
Of Today's
Married Women®

Mrs. South Dakota International®

Taylor Bartholow

People's Choice Award

1.Tell us why anyone would want come to your hometown?
To me, “be the change” means leading by example. This encompasses everything from the words you say and the actions you take, to paying it forward and brightening others day by going out of your way to help them. The process of change comes from a single individual's step towards change, you have that power to make it a “great day”. When you are positive, it will encourage others to follow suit. This is how our society progresses.

2.What are the (2) most important things in your closet and why?
Foster is the most passionate man I’ve ever met. He’s loving, honest, compassionate, generous, loyal and of course handsome… basically, the perfect gentleman. He’s the husband of my dreams and he’ll be the most incredible father someday. He’s my rock, my world, and one of God’s biggest blessings.

3.What do you love to cook and why?
There’s a special kind of relationship between a grandfather and his granddaughter. A memory that stands out to me is having early morning breakfast with my grandpa, we would make homemade pancakes, put M&M’s in the batter and drink strawberry milk. Growing up I was naïve and thought grandpas would be around forever. In 2011 we lost the greatest man I’ve ever known and pancakes haven’t tasted the same since. I would give anything to be able to go back for even a day.

4.If you had an extra hour each day, what would you do?
Shy, self-conscious and athletic. A very unique combination, I know. I was bullied and teased grades K-12, making school a difficult place to attend daily. Thankfully I had sports to turn to, when I got on the court or field, I was able to put down my walls and use my God given talents.

5.Describe the dirtiest job you have ever had to do?
Land and lots of it. My husband is an outdoorsman, he’s the happiest when he’s outside hunting or fishing. One of his dreams is to start his own guiding business for various hunts and expand his ability to teach youth shotgun shooters. If we had the land it would open up numerous opportunities for him and give him even more flexibility to make a positive change in people's lives.

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