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VIDEO: Miss Illinois ends competition in top 10

VIDEO: Miss Illinois ends competition in top 10

2 years, 7 months ago by Paige Traeder

Miss Illinois, Megan Ervin, ended her Cinderella story Saturday night

(AP photo)

Quincy Journal grabbed a quick moment with Miss Illinois Megan Ervin on Saturday night as she thanks Quincy and the Tri-State Area for all of the support (click video above from Saturday night). Thanks to Lindsey Hess, Miss Quincy Scholarship Pageant Executive Director, for providing the clip.

Miss Illinois, Megan Ervin, who won Wednesday night's preliminary lifestyle and fitness competition at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas made the top 10 and performed in the talent competition. Her journey ended when she did  not make top 5.

Ervin, a Rushville native who entered the Miss Illinois pageant as Miss Quincy, won a $1,000 Amway scholarship as part of winning the prelim, which is also known as the swimsuit competition.

Miss Iowa, Mariah Cary, made the top 5. She is from Burlington, Iowa.

Miss New York, Mallory Hytes Hagan, 23, was named Miss America 2013.

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