2nd runner up Hunter Boyce, Miss Marion Popcorn Festival 2015 Elizabeth Corwin, 1st runner up Halle Augenstein, and 3rd runner up Ranissa Harrison.
Elizabeth Corwin captured the title of Miss Marion Popcorn Festival 2015 Saturday evening, August 1, during competition at River Valley High School.
By winning the Miss Marion Popcorn Festival title, Corwin earned a $1,000 scholarship, as well as the Festival crown, banner, and a prize package.
“Pinch me, I’m dreaming,” said an amazed Corwin. “I couldn’t believe it when they said my name … I didn’t think it would happen. I’ve been in several of the Festival’s pageants over the years, but this is the first time I’ve actually won any of them.” Corwin continued, “A big thank you to all who have supported me over the years … without that, I don’t think I would have had the confidence to do this today.” [Read More…]
4th runner-up Dina Rudd, 2nd runner-up, Tammy Harrison, 2015 Ms. Marion Popcorn Festival Paige Filliator, 1st runner-up Stacie Hines, and 3rd runner up, Christina Nye.
Paige Filliater of Marion was named Ms. Marion Popcorn Festival 2015 during popcorn royalty festivities Saturday evening, August 1, at River Valley High School. She won a cash award, a crown, banner and prize package.
“I’m so excited … and stunned,” said Filliater. “I couldn’t believe it when they said I had won the interview … you always second guess yourself when you are done.” Filliater continued, “I will be so happy to represent this city, which I firmly believe is on the precipice of a revival to what so many people remember.” [Read More…]
Bryce Palmer (runner-up), 2015 Little Wee Pop Prince Brantley Hall, 2015 Little Wee Pop Princess Shyanna McCarthy, and Karrington Frissora (runner-up).
Sixteen contestants vied for the title of Marion Popcorn Festival’s 2015 Little Wee Pop Prince and Princess at River Valley High School Saturday morning. Little Wee Pop is designed for children aged 0 – 23 months.
The 2015 Prince is Brantley Hall, the 20-month-old son of Casey Keckler and Dustin Hall of Marion.
The 2015 Princess is 21-month-old Shyanna McCarthy. She is the daughter of Danielle Oliver and Shawn McCarthy of Marion, and won overall honors in Formalwear. [Read More…]
The Marion Popcorn Festival’s Orville Redenbacher Parade takes place each year on Thursday evening of the festival starting at 6:00 p.m. The parade starts by heading west on East Center Street starting at the corner[...]