Published: August 2, 2010
Hail to the Italian queen: Alina Angelilli, at right, was crowned queen at the Greater Youngstown Italian Fest on Friday in downtown Youngstown. Angelilli, 16, is from Poland. She is an honor student at Struthers High School, where she is a cheerleader, and serves as a singer at St. Nicholas Church. She was chosen from among 16 contestants. First runner-up was Angelia Krpicak (center), 16, from Canfield and Canfield High School, where she is a cheerleader. Krpicak has won numerous awards in dance competition. Second runner-up was Joelle Pallone, 18, from Lowellville. She is an honor student and vice president of the Italian Club as well as a cheerleader at Lowellville High School. Pallone holds two school track records and is involved in community theater.