The Illinois County Fair Association’s state queen pageant was held over the weekend in Springfield.
The new queen is Samantha Hasselbring from Cissna Park in Iroquois County.
Southern Illinois young women won the runner-up positions.
First runner-up was Kylar Craig from Richland County and second runner-up Emily Kuberski from Perry County. Among those in the final 15 were queens from Effingham and Macoupin counties.
Also participating in the state contest was Miss Bond County Fair Jenna Koonce.