The Captain and First Mate crew members pictured are Nikolia Hererra, son of Hanna and Jose; Maycie Schell, daughter of Jenna and John; Dominic and Anthony Littel, children of Brittany and Jeremy; Abby Burmeister, daughter of Tina and Brad; Axton Peters, son of Casey Hughes and John Peters; Julissa Prolo, daughter of Corey; Joseph Stoltz, son of Jessica; Rochelle Blaskowski, daughter of Michelle and Rocky; and Ian Pozanc, son of Amanda Elfering and Dustin Pozanc.
Rochelle Blaskowski, daughter of Michelle and Rocky, was chosen as Steamboat Days 2019 Captain and Ian Pozanc, son of Amanda Elfering and Dustin Pozanc, was chosen as First Mate after the Kiddie Parade on Friday, June 14.
Steamboat Days Harbormaster Dean Beckman, along with button design winner Kaelah Simmons and Miss Winona Kayla Boettcher, drew their names from the five finalist couples.
Rochelle and Ian will ride on the Steamboat Days Float with Miss Winona, the button design winner and Steamboat Days Harbormaster in the Steamboat Days Grande Parade on Sunday, June 16.
The Grande Parade starts at 12:01 p.m. at St. Charles Street and goes west on Broadway to Center Street. For more information on Steamboat Days events go to www.winonasteamboatdays.com.