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Scholarship Awards 2019

Cash Scholarship Recipients and Sponsors

Miss Illinois 2019
$10,000 Scholarship
Ariel Beverly
Miss East Central
Sponsored by Dr. Carl Soderstrom and the Charles and Teresa Brown Trust

First Runner-Up
$3,000 Scholarship
Megan Magee
Miss Chicago
Sponsored by Dr. Carl Soderstrom and First Southern Bank

Second Runner-Up
$2,000 Scholarship
Isha Jog
Miss Windy City
Sponsored by The Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization

Third Runner-Up
$1,500 Scholarship
Annika Strolle
Miss Heartland
Sponsored by The Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization

Fourth Runner-Up
$1,200 Scholarship
Breana Bagley
Miss Kankakee County
Sponsored by The Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization

Remaining Top 11 Semi-Finalists
$500 Scholarship
Angelica Niemann, Miss Springfield
Charlotte Roberts, Miss Northern Suburbs
Clare Bunyan, Miss Land of Lincoln
Morgan Hollon, Miss Shawnee Hills
Sheridan Hurtig, Miss Capital City
Taylor Hardy, Miss Macomb
Sponsored by The Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization

Remaining Non-Finalists
$250 Scholarship
Gabi Lenger, Miss Blackhawk Valley
Lexi Carlock, Miss Cass County
Brianna Legner, Miss Central Illinois
Cassidy Raasch, Miss Heart of Illinois
Ashton Gentry, Miss John A. Logan
Kelly O’Bryan, Miss Lake County
Olivia Lorenzo, Miss McHenry County
Courtney McCombs, Miss Metro East
Madison Cunningham, Miss Metropolis
Ann Marie Kamps, Miss Prairie State
Jessica Fox, Miss Quincy
Autumn Sanderson, Miss Southern Illinois
Alexa Eastburg, Miss World Festival
Sponsored by The Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization

Carolyn Paulus Talent Award
$1,000 Scholarship
Isha Jog
Miss Windy City
Sponsored by the Jean E. Paulus Community Foundation of Wabash County

Nancy Foote Interview Award
$2,000 Scholarship
Megan Magee
Miss Chicago
Sponsored by the Nancy Foote Scholarship Fund

Illinois Community Service Scholarship Award
$1,000 Scholarship
Angelica Niemann
Miss Springfield
Sponsored by the Miss America Foundation

Illinois Academic Scholarship Award
$1,000 Scholarship
Brianna Legner
Miss Central Illinois
Sponsored by the Miss America Foundation

Preliminary Talent Awards
$500 Scholarship
Isha Jog, Miss Windy City
Breana Bagley, Miss Kankakee County
Sponsored by Ashley Hatfield Miss Illinois 2007 & Katie Lorenz Lowes Miss Illinois 2008

Preliminary On Stage Interview Awards
$500 Scholarship
Annika Strolle, Miss Heartland
Megan Magee, Miss Chicago
Sponsored by Chris Winters Agency & The AllState Foundation

Preliminary Poise and Grace in Evening Wear Awards
$250 Scholarship
Annika Strolle, Miss Heartland
Megan Magee, Miss Chicago
Sponsored by Bill and Belinda Hatfield, parents of Miss Illinois 2007

Special Judges’ Award
$300 Scholarship
Cassidy Raasch
Miss Heart of Illinois
Sponsored by Randy and Ronda Dunn

Non-Finalist Talent Award
$250 Scholarship
Cassidy Raasch
Miss Heart of Illinois
Sponsored by Dr. Susan Shea

Non-Finalist Interview Award
$250 Scholarship
Autumn Sanderson
Miss Southern Illinois
Sponsored by Dr. Susan Shea

Linda Kay Fischer Community Service and Academia Award
$250 Scholarship
Angelica Niemann
Miss Springfield
Sponsored by Dr. Whitney Marlow Miss Illinois 2010

State Quality of Life Award
$1,000 Scholarship
Charlotte Roberts
Miss Northern Suburbs
Sponsored by First Southern Bank

STEM Award
$500 Scholarship
Olivia Lorenzo
Miss McHenry County
Sponsored by Hanson Professional Services, Inc.

STEM Runners Up
$250 Scholarships
Charlotte Roberts, Miss Northern Suburbs
Lexi Carlock, Miss Cass County
Sponsored by Messrs. Brandon Wright and Cory Thoss

Women in Business
$500 Scholarship
Jessica Fox
Miss Quincy
Sponsored by Dr. Kyle and Terri Harfst

Women in Medicine
$500 Scholarship
Morgan Hollon
Miss Shawnee Hills
Sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center

Miss Illinois Vocalist Award
$200 Scholarship
Sheridan Hurtig
Sponsored by Karen Sala

Ronald McDonald Thanks A Million Scholarship
$150 Scholarship
Taylor Hardy
Sponsored by Terry, Michelle, and Peyton Newman – Miss Illinois’ Outstanding Teen 2018