Grace Munro crowned Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 8, 2014

Grace Munro was crowned Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen at the Vicksburg City Auditorium Saturday night.
“This is a dream come true,” said Munro shortly after being crowned.
A student at  Ocean Springs High School, she performed a jazz dance routine for the talent portion of the competition.
Munro will represent the state at the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando, Fla., July 29 through Aug. 2.

Grace Munro

Grace Munro

The top 10 contestants, who were announced at the beginning of the pageant Saturday night, were Miss New South Macy Elizabeth Mitchell, Miss Pearl River Valley Brooklyn Mooney, Miss Tupelo Ahdis Beruk, Miss Turtle Creek Grace Munro, Miss Leaf River Valley Lydia Myers, Miss North Central Mississippi Amber Claire Huddleston, Miss Riverbend Katie Bostick, Miss Riverland Brooke Bullock, Miss Heart of the South Holly Brand and Miss Vicksburg Taylor Lee.
Each of the ten contestants competed in talent, lifestyle and fitness and evening gown with an on-stage question.
Miss Vicksburg’s Outstanding Teen Taylor lee was named first runner up.
Second runner up was Miss Riverland’s Outstanding Teen Brooke Bullock; third runner up Miss Tupelo’s Outstanding Teen Ahdis Beruk;fourth runner up Miss Leaf River valley’s Lydia Myers.
The Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Pageant celebrated its 10th anniversary this year awarding $121,000 total of in-kind scholarships.
The Miss Mississippi Pageant, the sister pageant to the teen pageant, is scheduled to run from July 9-12 at the Vicksburg Convention Center, 1600 Mulberry St. with preliminary rounds held July 9-11. The top 10 contestants will be announced July 12 and Miss Mississippi will be crowned. Tickets will go on sale June 17 and are $125 for all four nights, $30 for July 9 and 10, $40 for July 11 and $50 for July 12.
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About Terri Cowart Frazier

Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Shortly afterward, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter at The Vicksburg Post and is the editor of the Vicksburg Living Magazine, which has been awarded First Place by the Mississippi Press Association. She has also been the recipient of a First Place award in the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest’s editorial division for the “Best Feature Story.”

Terri graduated from Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

Prior to coming to work at The Post a little more than 10 years ago, she did some freelancing at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay at home mom.

Terri is a member of the Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and is a past member of the Sampler Antique Club and Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

“From staying informed with local governmental issues to hearing the stories of its people, a hometown newspaper is vital to a community. I have felt privileged to be part of a dedicated team at The Post throughout my tenure and hope that with theirs and with local support, I will be able to continue to grow and hone in on my skills as I help share the stories in Vicksburg. When asked what I like most about my job, my answer is always ‘the people.’

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