The Miss Shamrock Queen Pageant was held last night at Ireland Elementary School.

20-year-old Ashten Neukam of Ireland, a student at Morehead State University student  was selected as this year’s Miss Shamrock.

1st runner-up and the people’s choice award winner was 18-year old Shelby Hopf of Huntingburg, 18-year old Gabbi Skaggs of Ireland was the second runner-up in the competition.  She along with 18-year old Kendra Egler of Ireland were named co-Miss Congeniality. While 18-year old Rachel Knies of Ireland was named most photogenic.

A total of seven contestants took part in this year’s pageant.The St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Ireland begins tomorrow and continues through Sunday.