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Miss Quincy Megan Ervin wins swimsuit award in opening round of Miss Illinois pageant

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Miss Quincy Megan Ervin, who is competing this week for the title of Miss Illinois, received the award for lifestyle and fitness in swimwear during Wednesday's first night of preliminary competition in Marion.

Ervin, who was first runner-up in the 2011 Miss Illinois pageant, also competed in the on-stage-question category in Wednesday's competition.

Miss Gem City Celese Niemann, who is also vying for the Miss Illinois title, took part in the talent and evening gown competitions Wednesday night.

A second preliminary round of competition will take place Thursday night. The 10 finalists will be announced Saturday, with the eventual winner selected that night.

Twenty-five women from across the state are competing for the Miss Illinois title. The winner will advance to the Miss America pageant in January in Las Vegas.

 

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