St. Patrick's Day parade queen chosen

February 17, 2008 6:46:03 PM PST
A new queen has been crowned for the Chicago St. Patrick's Day parade.More than 100 young women competed in the annual St. Patrick's Day queen contest Sunday afternoon.

This year, the winner is 21-year old Eileen Kapolnek of Park Ridge She attends Marquette University.

In addition to leading the parade on March 15, the winner will represent the parade committee and the Irish community at various events throughout the year.