Past State Winners

(N) - Denotes national winner   |   (NRU) - Denotes national runner-up

2019    
2018 Megan Dwyer Henry (Sweet 16)
2017 Jesse Faber Livingston  
2016 Lynn Doran Champaign (Sweet 16)
2015 Tara Bohnert Yoder Knox (Sweet 16)
2014 Sean Arians Woodford (N)
2013 Caleb May Christian (NRU)
2012 Ann Larson DeKalb (NRU)
2011 Katie Pratt Lee (NRU)
2010 Grant Strom Knox (Sweet 16)
2009 Shawn Clapp McLean
2008 Joe Zumwalt Hancock
2007 Darren Walter LaSalle
2006 Bona Heinsohn DeKalb (NRU)
2005 Rob Sharkey Bureau (NRU)
2004 Eric Kunzeman Tazewell
2003 Lynden Endress Stephenson
2002 Don Young, Jr. DeKalb
2001 Kyle Brase Madison (NRU)
2000 Curt Oldfield Fulton    (?)
1999 Keith Poppy Henry
1998 Douglas Hanson Monroe (N)
1997 Jeff Haas Will
1996 Brad Temple LaSalle
1995 Trisha Tuggle Hank Mercer (NRU)
1994 Doug Hortin Edwards (NRU)
1993 Elmer Rahn Carroll
1992 James Schielein Lee
1991 John Kiefner Will
1990 Julie Terstriep McDonough
1989 Brian Duncan Ogle
1988 Dan Vial Livingston
1987 John Ackerman Tazewell (N)
1986 Phil Nelson LaSalle
1985 Kenneth Gibson Stephenson
1984 Ken Doyle Macoupin (N)
1983 N. Duane Noland Macon (NRU)
1982 Norm Larson DeKalb
1981 Gene Blue DeWitt
1980 Lee Strom Kane
1979 Jim Walker Macoupin
1978 Tom Johnson Cass-Morgan (N)
1977 Dan Dittmer Hancock
1976 Roger Smith Douglas
1975 Joe Pickrell Sangamon
1974 Dave Smith Shelby (NRU)
1973 Dave Gill Marshall-Putnam (N)
1972 Dean Roberts Champaign (N)
1971 Mercer Turner DeWitt
1970 Dave Knox Sangamon (NRU)
1969 Ray Ropp McLean (N)
1968 David Allen Lohr Ogle
1967 Herb Walberg Boone
1966 Jerry Hoffman McLean
1965 Phillip E. Naffzinger Bureau (N)
1964 Richard Ward Bureau (N)
1963 Glenn Webb Johnson
1962 Sidney Foulke Macon
1961 Richard West DeWitt
1960 Richard P. Stone Sangamon
1959 Joe Stetson Bureau
1958 Charles W. Shuman Moultrie
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