Miss Apple Festival Scholarship Pageant

Crowning 2017 Miss Apple Festival Shelby McKown

WHEN:  Saturday September 15, 2018 at 8:00 pm

WHERE:  Murphysboro Middle School Auditorium

EVENT PARTNERS:  Jessica Holder-Country Financial & The Southern Illinoisan


EVENT CHAIRS: Gaye Youngman, Patty Thrailkill, Jessica White & Kelly Lattan

Tickets for the Queen and
Prince & Princess Pageant
can only be purchased at the
Murphysboro Apple Festival Offices
Tickets are $8.00

2017 Miss Apple Festival Shelby McKown (C)
with 1st Runner-Up Maggie Stewart (R)
and 2nd Runner-Up Amanda Jo Kelso (L)


Miss Apple Festival Contestants

Abbigayle Hedrick

18, Murphysboro

Daughter of
Matthew & Carolynne

Sponsored by
Murphysboro Dairy Queen

Gabrielle Jeschke

18, Carbondale

Daughter of
Steve & Sherry Jeschke

Sponsored by
Garden Grove
Event Center

Asia Watson

19, Murphysboro

Daughter of
Jennifer Watson &
the late Danny Watson

Sponsored by
Kiwanis Club of Murphysboro

Corgan Lynch

19, Vergennes

Daughter of
Tim & Darla Lynch

Sponsored by
First Bank & Trust Co of


Sarai Davis

17, Elkville

Daughter of
Daniel & Michelle Davis

Sponsored by
Quatro's Pizza

Kelsey Stanton

18, Murphysboro

Daughter of
Matt & Stacy Stanton

Sponsored by
Mr. Tuxedo & Bridal

Kaci Rendleman

17, Murphysboro

Daughter of
Keith & Rhonda Rendleman

Sponsored by
Morgan & Guthman, LLC

Courtney Rice

20, DeSoto

Daughter of
Tammy Hood & Richard Rice

Sponsored by
Mike Harris-
Country Financial Insurance

Kaylee Penrod

18, Murphysboro

Daughter of
Rick & Tammy Penrod

Sponsored by
Chiropractic Clinic


For questions or additional information regarding Miss Apple Festival or the Pageant, please contact Gaye Youngman at 618.967.2052 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2018 Results

Miss Apple Festival: Kaci Rendleman

1st Runner-Up: Sarai Davis

2nd Runner-Up: Corgan Lynch

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