Pekin marigold festival

2017 Miss Marigold Pageant

2017 Miss Marigold

PCHS Senior Hope Tilstra was named the 2017 Miss Marigold Queen at the Miss Marigold Pageant on Saturday, August 12 at F.M. Petersen Theater.  She became the 42nd festival queen since the pageant began in 1973.  She will receive a $2,500 scholarship from the Marigold Festival Committee.

Fourth runner-up  was Katie Curtis; third runner-up was Haley Galyean; second runner-up and winner of a $250 scholarship was Danielle Tyler; and, first runner-up and winner of a $500 scholarship was Diana Beecham. 

Macey Brown won the Community Service Award, and Heather Stone was voted Miss Congeniality by the contestants.  The 11-member court also included Kayli Ogle, Rachel Bresnahan, Laura Nienheuser, and Autumn Hyatt.

All eleven young ladies are great representatives of the Pekin community.

More pictures from the pageant area available at:  Special thanks to Bill Homel, our official pageant photographer, for the great pictures he has posted here:

Thank you to the 2017 Miss Marigold Sponsors

Jackson Heating and Air Conditioning
Dr. Jeff Stoller DDS
Dr. David Woodruff DDS
Tazewell County Farm Bureau
Deuce Development Corp
Velde Cadillac Buick GMC
Teresa Mack BeachBody
Greenhouse Flower Shoppe
Salon Renaissance
POGO Marketing
Vonderheide Floor Coverings
Pekin Villas of Hollybrook and Reflections
Preston Hanley Funeral Homes and Crematory
Sadler's Hair Center
Tazewell Machine Works
Patricia Mingus Photography
Super Sports
KDL Machining
Dean Cooper State Farm Agency
Hair by Tavie Davis
CJ's Cafe
Classical Dance Academy
Classy Girl Boutique
JL Hubbard Insurance and Bonds
Neal Family Chiropractic
Steger's Furniture
Excel Foundry
Schwartz Electric Co.


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