The Cover Model Award is presented to the contestant who shows not only beauty, but displays great style and grace while on stage. The winner receives a Stylize photo session with Paula Preston, Photographer and Brenda Torre of "About Face”.
Rachel Richards was selected as the Miss Cover Model Award winner during the 2011 Miss Minnesota International Pageant.

Rachel’s platform is ”Breast Cancer Action, Awareness, and Advocacy”. She has helped raise over $100,000 for Breast Cancer Charities through Fashion Shows, Community Events, Race for the Cure, and Women's Expos.

She is a full-time model, television host, actress, and model manager while owning her own business, Model Image, Inc.
 Rachel Richards Cover Model 2011