Quincy teen royalty stands her ground at state

Mackenzie Mahsman

Tri-State royalty received state-wide attention this weekend.

Miss Gem City's Outstanding Teen, Mackenzie Mahsman placed third runner-up at the Miss Illinois Outstanding Teen pageant.

Mahsman is a Quincy resident who will be a freshman at Quincy Notre Dame this fall.

The director of the Miss Quincy pageant, Lindsey Hess, also came away with honors. She was given the Volunteer of the Year award.

Miss Quincy Christina Hanna received the Linda Kay Fischer Community Service and Academic Award.