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Hanna, Peters win top prizes at Miss Quincy Scholarship Program


Dozens of girls around the Tri-States showed off their unique talents in front of a sell out crowd at at the Miss Quincy Scholarship Program at the Quincy Community Theater at the Oakley-Lindsey Center. 

Christina Hanna, 20, of Pittsfield, and Kelsey Peters, 22, of Quincy, won the titles of Miss Quincy and Miss Gem City, respectively.

(See "WHIG: Hanna, Peters take titles at Miss Quincy")

Other new titleholders include Angelica Niemann (Miss Quincy Outstanding Teen), Aaila Ippensen (Miss Quincy Outstanding Pre-Teen) and Emma Sparrow (Little Miss Quincy).

A total of 50 girls and young women competed across all of the pageant divisions. Contestants for Miss Quincy and Gem City titles competed categories of swim wear, evening gown, talent, interview, and on stage question.

Miss Illinois Megan Ervin was also on hand to talk about her year as Miss Illinois, and her adventure in the Miss America pageant. Ervin won the 2012 Miss Quincy title before going on to win the Miss Illinois crown and finishing in the top 10 at the 2013 Miss America pageant.

The event was hosted by WGEM's Matt Schmidt.

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