Lexy Schenk of Irene, South Dakota, is currently a junior Nursing Major at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. She is the daughter of Lonnie and Kathy Schenk and an older sister to Lydia Schenk. Upon graduation from college, her goal is to become a nurse in the pediatrics field. She is an active member of Pi Beta Phi and the Student Nurses Association at USD.
As a junior at Irene-Wakonda High School, Lexy won the title of Miss South Dakota Teen USA in 2011. After passing on the title, Lexy continued to compete in the Miss South Dakota USA pageant system. Earning the title of Miss South Dakota USA 2015 has been a complete honor for Lexy.
During her spare time and in between study sessions, she works at Sanford Health in Vermillion as a Nursing Assistant. In addition to that, she also works at USD in the Occupational Therapy Department as a work-study student. Off campus Lexy is involved with being a volunteer for the Special Olympics. She volunteers to help out with various events such as basketball, track, and even bowling.
Lexy is elated about representing the state of South Dakota at the national Miss USA pageant and is looking forward to the many appearances and community involvement that will be part of her year.
Irene Fire Department
Derby's One Stop
Tri-County Propane/Quad State Distribution LLC
J.Dee Dairy Inc.
Gregg Davis Excavating & Concrete
American Family Insurance