From the state of this nation’s first rodeo, reigns your 2018 Miss Rodeo Colorado Alex Hyland. This 23-year-old holds a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo and resides in Windsor, Colorado. During her time in college, Alex re-established the rodeo team, served as rodeo President, and the Director of External Affairs for the Associated Students’ Government. Her hobbies include helping on her family farm, riding her AQHA horse-JAZ, running, and being an aunt. Alex plans to continue her education to become a broadcast journalist with the goal to help close the gap between agriculture producers and consumers.