26 Candidates Vying for Miss Illinois 2022 Crown, Check Results Here

Result: WINNER: Monica Nia Jones Miss Illinois 2022

McKenna Vereeke 1st Runner-up Miss Illinois 2022
Breana Bagley 2nd Runner-up Miss Illinois 2022
Ariyana White 3rd Runner-up Miss Illinois 2022
Juliana Fray 4th Runner-up Miss Illinois 2022

Results: Nancy Foote Interview Award Winner Annie Kamps

Carolyn Paulus Talent Award Winner Ariyana White

Photogenic Award Winner Rebecca Ogg

Princess Photogenic Winner Aria Sue White

Non-finalist Talent Award Winner Brianna Lewis

Non-finalist Interview Award Winner Allie Bowlyou

Special Judges Award Winner Brianna Lewis

TOP 11 Miss Illinois 2022

Here are the top 11 candidates competing for the job of Miss Illinois! The candidates are in random order. The semifinalist posts are sponsored by The Turn Restaurant and Cafe’. Thank you for providing a meal to our judges!


Today is The Last date Last Chance: Miss Illinois Photogenic & People's Choice Awards Online Voting Ends on Fri, June 10th, 2022 at 10:00PM
Top 10 Miss America 2021 Isabelle Hanson Miss Illinois 2021 will crown her successor at the end of Grand Finale in Marion Cultural & Civic Center on Sat, June 11, 2022 which commences at 7:00 PM

Brianna Lewis Miss Cook County is Alpha Preliminary Talent Winner!!!

McKenna Vereeke Miss River Valley is Omega Preliminary Onstage Interview Winner!!!
McKenna's Reaction: OH. MY. GOSH. Tonight, preliminaries day two, I competed in social impact initiative pitch and on stage question. And I WON the pitch and on stage interview award!! This is more than I could’ve ever asked for, I am so thankful to my director, my parents, and to God for blessing me!

One more day with this sweet teen, but she’s stuck with me forever!
Congratulations to the candidates on an amazing first preliminary competition! They’ve worked hard to be here this week, and it shows! Tonight’s competition kicks off in a few hours!
A huge shout out to Michelle, Samantha and Eileen for these fun dresses from @joycestpr! Kylie and I had the best time picking out our wardrobe for this week, and we’re so grateful to be dressed by the best! 


26 Candidates at Miss Illinois 2022 Competition

  1. Alara Pfeaster Miss John A. Logan College
  2. Sheridan Hurtig Miss Gold Coast
  3. Makalyn Heaslett Miss Chicago
  4. Brianna Lewis Miss Cook County
  5. Sarah Wynn Miss Blackhawk Valley
  6. Karis Hortin Miss Moultrie-Douglas County Fair Queen
  7. Lauren Magri Miss Kankakee County
  8. Allie Bowlyou Miss Quad Cities
  9. Megan Magee Miss Northern Suburbs
  10. Elisabeth Sandoval Miss Marigold
  11. Cami Horman Miss Metropolis
  12. Rebecca Ogg Miss Winthrop Harbor
  13. Morgan Hollon Miss Heartland
  14. Emma Rae Thurow Miss Ogle County
  15. Annie Kamps Miss Mississippi Crown
  16. Jessica Tilton Miss Central Illinois
  17. Natalie Demos Miss Macomb
  18. McKenna Vereeke Miss River Valley
  19. Arielle Michael Miss Springfield
  20. Darlene Armida Steinkamp Miss Capital City
  21. Juliana Fray Miss Quincy
  22. Grace Markovitz Miss McHenry County
  23. Ariyana White Miss Lake County
  24. Hannah Hill Miss Peoria Metro
  25. Breana Bagley Miss Southern Illinois
  26. Monica Nia Jones Miss Windy City  

Mon, June 6, 2022: Get your Miss Illinois special event tickets at The Pavilion now! TODAY is the LAST DAY to purchase special events tickets!
Rush to URL https://www.etix.com/ticket/e/1027848/miss-illinois-pavilion-events-2022-marion-the-pavilion-events

Special events include;
Miss Illinois Princess Luncheon, Saturday, June 11th 2022, Show at 11:00 AM, Price Luncheon Adult $35.00, Child: $30.00 And Admission Without Food $15.00
Miss Illinois’ Outstanding Teen Reception, Friday, June 10th 2022, Show at 11:00 PM, Price Adult $35 & Child $30
Miss Illinois Reception, Saturday June 11th 2022, Show at 11:00 PM, Price Adult $35 & Child $30
Venue: The Pavilion Events, located at Address: 1602 Sioux Drive Marion, IL United States, Phone (618) 993-2657

Schedules & Buy Tickets Online for Miss Illinois 2022

Venue: Marion Cultural & Civic Center located at Address: 800 Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959

Prelim A: Miss Illinois Prelim #1 on Wed, June 8, 2022 at 7:00 PM, Doors Open: 6:00 PM-> www.etix.com/ticket/p/3989681/miss-illinois-prelim-1-marion-marion-cultural-civic-center, Price $25

Prelim B: Miss Illinois Prelim #2 on Thurs, June 9, 2022 at 7:00 PM, Doors Open: 6:00 PM-> www.etix.com/ticket/p/2390910/miss-illinois-prelim-2-marion-marion-cultural-civic-center, Price $ 26

Miss Illinois Outstanding Teen FINAL 2022 on Fri, June 10, 2022 at 7:00 PM, Doors Open: 6:00 PM-> www.etix.com/ticket/p/7836967/miss-illinois-outstanding-teen-final-2022-marion-marion-cultural-civic-center, Price $30

Miss Illinois FINAL Night 2022 on Sat, June 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM, Doors Open: 6:00 PM-> www.etix.com/ticket/p/5251635/miss-illinois-final-night-2022-marion-marion-cultural-civic-center, Price $35