Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

September 27, 2013

Princess named finalist

The Daily Iowegian

---- — Kathryn Appler, the 2013 Iowa Brown Swiss Princess, has been named a finalist in the National campaign for the Real Seal Character Naming Contest.

The Real Seal was created over three decades ago as the trademark for the United States Dairy Association.

The Real Seal allows consumers to identify “real” US produced dairy products.

The Character Naming Contest was held this summer. Three finalists have been selected.

Kathryn submitted the name, DAIRYUS, which has been selected as one of three finalists.

Kathryn is the only finalist from Iowa.

Voting for the Real Seal Character Name is taking place online.

To place your vote, visit

Voting will be open through Nov. 5.