Sat, Jun 10, 2023 Hollywood and Marion: The Reigning Queen Monica Nia Jones Miss Illinois 2022 has just crown her successor, the winner against 25 contestants, Miss Quad Cities, Jessica Tilton as Miss Illinois 2023 at the end of Grand Finale on Saturday June 10th which started at 7pm.
Newly crowned Jessica Tilton Miss Illinois 2023 will represent her IL state at the upcoming 96TH Miss America 2024 where at the end of Grand Finale the reigning queen Grace Stanke Miss America 2023 will crown her successor who emerged winner in 51 contestants as new Miss America 2024.
New Queen Jessica Tilton is the 15TH Entry to The Class of Miss America 2024.
The Court of Jessica Tilton Miss Illinois 2023 includes Miss Capital City, Breanna Bagley 1st Runner-up; Miss Lake County, Makalyn Heaslett 2nd Runner-up; Miss Chicago, Elise O'Connell 3rd Runner-up and Miss Little Egypt, Megan Magee4th Runner-up.
Tilton, M.S., a Scientist, Fashion Designer, Advocate is partner with Illinois Secretary of State, UNOS, PKDF, Gift of Hope, Donate Life. She tells about herself "I occupy numerous other roles as well, such as a biology professor, color guard coach, fashion designer, businesswoman, scientist, keynote speaker, and an advocate for organ donation working with four national organizations plus the Illinois Secretary of State." She has narrated about PKD and her own role as Living Donor here. She was STEM Award Recipient at Miss Illinois 2022 and Miss Central Illinois 2022.