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Local Richwoods High School Student Running For 2017 Miss Illinois Teen USA

Kerra WilliamsMiss Kerra Williams, daughter of Lord Mic (Peoria 92.3), is a senior at Richwoods High School and is running for Miss Illinois Teen USA. The Pageant is September 2 – 5, 2016 at Braden Auditorium on Illinois State University’s campus in Normal, Illinois. “I have never competed or even thought about competing in a beauty pageant, especially in such a prestigious competition as the Miss Illinois Teen USA Pageant”, said Miss Williams. “But I stepped out of my comfort zone and applied and luckily enough, I was accepted to compete!”

This state Pageant hopes to give young women an opportunity to develop life skills and a chance to win various prizes. Every young woman participating in this Pageant will have an opportunity for a scholarship to Lindenwood University. Miss Williams plans on majoring in Criminal Justice and is excited about the chance to represent Peoria in the State Pageant.

If you are interested in supporting Miss Williams, a gofundme account has been established to help with the cost for participating in the pageant at “”. “I am honored to represent my beautiful state and city in this state Pageant with dreams to move forward and represent Illinois in the national Miss Teen USA Pageant. I believe I can achieve this and appreciate the support and help I am receiving throughout this journey.”