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Lucy Kuelper wins Miss Illinois’s Teen 2024 Crown on June 15th

The Capital City’s Teen became Winner of Miss Illinois’s Teen 2024 Crown, who founded The Move Over Project Talent 

The final competition of Miss Illinois’s Teen 2024 Pageant has just concluded at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center in Marion where Miss Capital City’s Teen, Lucy Kuelper has won against all other 27 contestants as evaluated by Judges. She also won the Elizabeth Weidner Teen in Action Award.

Lucy Kuelper is crowned as Miss California’s Teen 2024 by outgoing crown holder Isabella Waggoner, Miss Illinois’ Teen 2023 succeeding her to perform her official duties during the year of reign till next one is crowned.

New queen Lucy Kuelper, Miss Illinois’s Teen 2024 will represent Illinois State at the national pageant of The 19TH Miss America’s Teen 2025 where she will be one of 52 Contestants.

The Miss Chicago’s Teen, Anika Chandola was placed The 1ST Runner-up followed by Miss Northern Illinois’ Teen, Morgan Ghys; Miss Moline’s Teen, Molly Hawk; Miss Lake County’s Teen, Brooke Herod 2nd, 3rd and 4th runner up respectively.

Brooklyn Thoms, Miss Iroquois’ Teen is awarded Miss Photogenic special prize. The People’s Choice Winner, based on online public voting, is Jordynn Huskisson, Miss Central Illinois’ Teen 2024.

The Top 11 Semifinalists placed are:

  • Miss Gem City’s Teen, Lillie Brown
  • Miss Mississippi Crown’s Teen, Addie Biegel
  • Miss Quincy’s Teen, Alexie Lucie
  • Miss Independence’s Teen, Amileah Waggoner
  • Miss Central Illinois’ Teen, Jordyn Huskisson
  • Miss Gold Coast’s Teen, Alyssa Duda

Omega Preliminary Evening Wear award goes to Miss Heart of Illinois, McKenna Vereeke along with Alpha Preliminary Talent / HERStory awarded to Miss Independence, Ashlynn Drach.

Miss Moline, Brianna Legner became Omega Talent / HERStory winner along with Alpha Preliminary Evening Wear Award taken by Breana Bagley, Miss Land of Lincoln.

Images: Official Social Media Handle @missilorg and @misscapitalcityteenil where more information on pageant activities available.