Miss Oktoberfest 2015, Holly Pearson

At a gala black tie event, Holly Pearson was crowned Miss Oktoberfest 2015, making her the 47th Miss Oktoberfest since the festival’s inception. Holly was sponsored by Boston Pizza, Waterloo.

A lifelong resident of Kitchener-Waterloo, Holly has recently completed her Honours Bachelor Degree at the University of Waterloo, with a major in Speech Communication. She has a passion for other cultures and languages, which was fueled by her year spent in Denmark as a foreign student.

Holly’s ambition is to be in an area of work where she can use her passion and help others. She enjoys travel and learning other languages, while experiencing new cultures. She hopes to have many opportunities to travel and try new things.

In her spare time, Holly has enjoyed participating and volunteering for community events such as Ride for Refuge, Great Ride and Stride; as well as, being a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Marketing Committee for the past year. She takes great pride in the Kitchener-Waterloo community and has actively sought out board and volunteer positions on a variety of local committees.

Holly is excited to begin her time as Miss Oktoberfest and to represent the community in a role that means so much to her. Growing up in Kitchener-Waterloo, she has always enjoyed the Festival and admired Miss Oktoberfest.