Women from Geneva, Bolingbrook crowned in Miss Illinois USA pageants

Miss Illinois USA Alexandra Plotz (left) and Miss Illinois Teen USA A'Maiya Allen. Photo credit: Vanbros and Associates Inc.

Alex Plotz from Geneva was crowned Miss Illinois USA 2019.

She was Miss Illinois Teen USA in 2012 and a semi-finalist at Miss Teen USA.

And the new Miss Illinois Teen USA is from Bolingbrook.

A’Maiya Allen is the first winner from Bolingbrook, and only the second African-American to win the title.