Alex McVicker Named Miss HerrinFesta Italiana 2014

HerrinFesta Italiana kicked-off for 2014 with the annual Miss HerrinFesta Scholarship Pageant at the Herrin Civic Center. A record number of young women competed in this year’s pageant with Alex McVicker of Herrin emerging victorious as she was crowned Miss HerrinFesta Italiana 2014.

McVicker, 18 from Herrin, is the daughter of Tim & Kim McVicker.

First Runner up, Courtney Bunting, 20 of Carmi, is the daughter of Randy & Debbie Bunting.

Second Runner Up, Marlo Hughes, 19 of Herrin, is the daughter of Dr. Chris Hughes & Kelly Hughes.

Third Runner Up, Kelsey Lober, 19 of Marion, is the daughter of Jeff & Kistin Lober.

Fourth Runner Up, Samantha Steely, 18 of West Frankfort, is the daughter of Jo and the late James Steely.

Madison Mueller, 17 from Carbondale, was awarded the Photogenic Award. Mueller is the daughter of Michael & Kimberly Mueller.

The Miss HerrinFesta Scholarship is directed by Melissa Morgan.

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