(Cary, IL – 05/24/2022) On Wednesday, May 18, eighteen dynamic young women competed for the crown in the 2022 Miss Cary-Grove Business Leadership Pageant at Cary-Grove High School in Cary, Illinois. Congratulations to 2022 Miss Cary-Grove Kaitlyn Fink, who was sponsored by Stryker. Kaitlin will receive a $2,000.00 scholarship for college. 1st Runner Up, Emily Nakian, sponsored by Cary-Grove Performing Arts Centre will receive a $750.00 scholarship. 2nd Runner Up, Megan Streit, sponsored by XP Performance and Coaching, will be receiving a $500.00 scholarship. Additional winners were Miss Congeniality Lauren Brennen, sponsored by Shelley Walsh, an affiliate of Academy Travel and Mickeyvacations.com and Miss Eloquent was awarded to Kimberly Klawitter sponsored by Linda M Barrett Productions. All the candidates an incredible job representing our community and their business sponsors. We could not be prouder!
Many thanks to the Pageant Committee, Lisa Raupp of Mary Kay Cosmetics, Ellen McAlpine of Envoy Mortgage Corp., Sandra Nies of One Wealth Management Financial and Insurance Services, and Shannon Morreale of State Farm Insurance-Shannon Morreale Agency.
A special thank you to our candidate sponsors: 750 Cucina Rustica, Car-One Tire & Auto-Cary, Cary Dental Associates, Cary-Grove Home Team @properties-Paul Dimmick, Cary-Grove Performing Arts Centre, Dolce Day Spa, Dolphin Swim Club, Linda M Barrett Productions, Magical Vacations by Shelley, New York Life - Vesela Nikay, NWS Home Advisors @properties-Neil Williams, Repta Residential, Stone Hill Shopping Center, Stryker, Tropical Smoothie Café, Vaclavek Hartman Vaclavek, P.C., VCA Noyes Animal Hospital and XP Performance and Coaching.
Thank you to our event sponsors 750 Cucina Rustica, Kellwood Studio Photography, Think Big Go Local, and the Village of Cary. We'd also like to thank all the Cary-Grove Chamber members that donated to the gift bags the candidates were presented with at the end of the evening: @properties-Cary-Grove Home Team-Paul Dimmick, BCU Baxter Credit Union, Breaking Bread Catering & Deli, Cary Dairy Ice Cream Café, Cary Dental Associates, Cary Travel Express, Chick-Fil-A-Crystal Lake, Clarke’s Bakery, Cookies by Victoria, Esthetics by Elise, Express Employment Professionals, Mary Kay-Lisa Raupp, Mathnasium of Cary, McAlister’s Deli-Crystal Lake, Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists, Plum Grove, Inc., Repta Residential, Rodan and Fields-Susie Bowen, Schmidt Orthodontics, Spirit Water Brewery Distillery Taproom, Stryker, Tropical Smoothie Café and XP Performance and Coaching.