2021 Steuben Parade Queen

Katrina Annemarie Giannoni is an active member of our German community.
Her enthusiasm of the German Culture runs generations deep. Her great-grandfather, Adam Bechtloff and Uncle Christian Schreiner were long time active members of the American Aid Society; and her family is current members also in the Donauschwaben. She is very involved.

  • Katrina, attended Dank North Krabbelgruppe and DANK North German School
  • She is a former Donauschwaben Kindergruppe member
  • Miss Donauschwaben 2016-2017
  • Currently an active member of Donauschwaben Jugendgruppe
  • Singer with Deutsch-Amerikanischer Kinderchor
  • National Anthem Singer for Maifest Chicago and German Day Fest
  • Dancer with Rheinische Verein Amazonen
  • German Day Delegate, for the Club of Antioch
  • Katrina was recognized by the Archdiocese of Chicago for their Youth Leadership award
  • and she received the Archdiocese of Chicago Catechesis award for being the youngest catechist at her church
  • Armin Homann scholarship recipient
  • Oma Abt Youth Heritage award winner

Katrina is currently a pharmacy tech and medical assistant while attending North Park University School of Nursing holding current on the Dean’s List. She is a Board member for the Student Nurses Association of North Park University.
Lastly, Katrina also received the German Day Certificate of Appreciation and is honored; now she can show her appreciation to the German Day Association for the Steuben Parade.