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Miss Illinois 2016

2016 Miss Illinois Competition will be June 12th-June 18th at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center in Marion, IL.

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Miss Illinois 2016 Contestant Lineup

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Congratulations to our new Miss Fox Valley, Chain O’Lakes, Quincy, Gem City, and East Central titleholders!

Big congratulations to Miss Fox Valley - Michela Moe, Miss Chain O'Lakes - Kelly Franck, Miss Gem City - Shani Belshaw, Miss Quincy- Angelica Niemann, and Miss East Central- Breanna Bagley! We also welcome Miss John A. Logan- Cristin Ritter to the Miss Illinois Class of 2016! We can't forget our teen titleholders, Miss Fox Valley OTeen- Nikithia Lakshminarayanan, Miss Quincy OTeen- Julianna Fray, and Miss East Central OTeen- Alyssa Pfaffe! Congratulations to all! ...
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Meet our new Miss Capital City, Land of Lincoln and Macomb!

Congratulations to our newest members of the Miss Illinois class of 2016! Miss Capital City- Sophia Schwalbach, Miss Land of Lincoln- Erin Hodgson, and Miss Macomb- Rachel Wirt were all crowned yesterday. Four Miss Illinois' Outstanding Teen contestants joined us as well. Welcome to Miss Capital City's OT- Madeline Miller, Miss Land of Lincoln's OT- Victoria Shore, Miss Metro East's OT- Anna Nichols, and Miss Macomb's OT- Alexandra Casey! ...
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Our Miss Kankakee 2016 is…

Congratulations to Annika Strolle, our new Miss Kankakee 2016! ...
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Congratulations Miss Chicago, Miss Windy City and Miss Gold Coast Titleholders!

Congratulations to all of the new titleholders crowned this weekend.  Miss Chicago-Kristen One, Miss Gold Miss Windy City- Alexandra Kono, Miss Gold Coast- Isha Jog, Miss Chicago's OT- Cassidy Raasch and Miss Windy City's OT- Samantha Pokorny.     ...
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Metro East Certified Judges’ Training

There will be a certified judges' training on March 14th, 2016 at SIU - Edwardsville from 6:30-8:30pm. The location will be in the Morris University Center - Mississippi room. Parking is available in lots B & C for $0.50/30 minutes. The certification is valid for 2 years and cost is $40 payable on arrival at the training. For more information, email Claire Thorpe Klinsky at! ...
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Miss Springfield, Central Illinois and Prairie State Winners!

Congratulations to our new 2016 local titleholders! Miss Springfield- Amelia Mugavero, Miss Central Illinois- Samantha Kammerman, Miss Prairie State- Jori Parys, and Miss Central Illinois' OT- McKara Caldwell.   ...
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Miss Southern Illinois & Miss Heartland Winners!

Congratulations to Janna Harner - Miss Southern Illinois 2016, Christine Bryant - Miss Southern Illinois' Outstanding Teen 2016, and Abigail Brown - Miss Heartland 2016!   ...
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Miss Metropolis Winners!

Congratulations to Colby Holman - Miss Metropolis 2016, and Camryn Atkison - Miss Metropolis' Outstanding Teen ...
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