2014 Miss Illinois Local Titleholders

 

Title Name Platform-TBA Talent
Central Illinois  Kaitlyn Wehr  Encore! Celebrate the Arts  Dance-Jazz
Springfield  Falynn Lannert  Crisis Nursery Awareness: Courage to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect  Dance-Jazz
River to River  Caitlin Robb  Diggin’ Deep! Educating Tomorrow’s Agricultural Generation  Vocal-Pop
Southern Illinois  Natalie Schmidt  Stand Hand in Hand: Cultural Competence and Inclusion  Vocal-Pop
Metropolis  Haley McCaslin  ”One Text or Call Could Wreck It All”  Vocal-Pop
Northern Suburbs  Laura Lake  Feeding America-Working Together to End Hunger  Violin
John A. Logan  Corryne Shaw  TBA  Vocal-Opera
Kankakee County  Kourtney Turner  Commit to be Fit: Advocacy for Health Literacy  Dance-Lyrical
Southern Sweetheart  Crystal Davis  Eyes On The Road Ahead-Distracted Driving  Vocal-Pop
Shawnee Sweetheart  Kayla Power  Volunteerism  Speed Painting
Marion Main Street  Emily Travis  Through Fragile Beginnings Shine Hope: Living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome  Piano-Contemporary
Metro East  Dairyn Tye  Serving Those Who Serve  Dance-Jazz
Heart of Illinois  Audra   Ferguson  Art Smarts: Keeping Fine Arts in Schools  Vocal-Jazz
Peoria-Metro  Rebecca Palmer  Catch It Early: Raising Cancer Awareness  Vocal-Pop
Prairie State  Rayni Lasley  Stand by Me: Teen Suicide and Cyber Bullying Prevention  Dance-Jazz
Chain O’Lakes  Kristen One  The Power of Education: United we Stand  Dance-Modern
Fox Valley  Natalie Swieca  Read to Succeed  Vocal-Classical
Windy City  Amanda Goerlitz  The Importance of Happiness: Depression Awareness and Education  Ballet-En Pointe
Chicago  Marisa Buchheit From STEM to STEAM: Keeping the Arts in Education  Vocal-Opera
Gold Coast  Kogan Murphy  The fight against bullying  Dance-Ballet En Pointe
Blackhawk Valley  Ariel Beverly  TBA  Flute
Gem City  Me-Linh Nguyen  Destigmatizing Mental Illness  Piano-Contemporary
Qunicy  Celeste Niemann  Make Your Minutes Matter: Volunteer  Dance-Tap
Central DC Sweetheart  Domanique Gerken  Saving Animals–Changing Lives  Vocal-Pop
Macomb  Lauren Martin  Breast Cancer: Earlier Education-Earlier Detection  Dance-Jazz
Mississippi Crown  Samantha Kammerman  Paying It Forward: The Importance of Volunteers  Vocal & Guitar Country
Skyline  Peighton Young  Esophageal Cancer Awareness  Dance-Jazz
Illinois Valley  Rachel Wirt  S.E.R.V.E Students Encouraging Responsible Volunteer Efforts  Vocal-Musical Theater
Central Valley  Mackenzie Meadows-Puckett  H.E.A.R.T Smart-Fighting Against Childhood Obesity Piano-Contemporary
Northern Illinois  Kathleen Hunt  Serving Those Who Serve Our Nation  Vocal-Contemporary
North Macoupin Kaleigh Eastep Spread The Word To End The Word Bass Guitar