Miss Pine Belt Cameron Davis crowned 2022 Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen

Published 8:05 pm Sunday, April 24, 2022

And then there was one.

Nineteen contestants competed for the title of Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen this weekend, and after two rounds of preliminary competitions and a re-competition of the top 10, Miss Pine Belt Cameron Davis was crowned the 2022 Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen on Sunday afternoon at the Vicksburg City Auditorium.

Davis, who is a student at Lamar High School in Meridian, was also awarded $5,000 in scholarships — $3,500 provided by the Miss Mississippi Corporation and $1,500 provided by the Miss Mississippi Local Pageant Directors Association.

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First alternate to MMOT was Miss Deep South Madison McCarter. She was awarded $2,000 in scholarships provided by the Miss Mississippi Corporation; second alternate Miss Leaf River Valley Karly Henderson was awarded $1,200; third alternate Miss Jones County Grace Travis was awarded $900 and fourth alternate Miss Delta Brook Bumgarner was awarded $600.

Rounding out the top 10 and receiving a $400 scholarship each were Miss Barnes Crossing Sara Peyton Edwards, Miss Delta Crossroads Nataleigh Nix, Miss Lee County D’Ambrah Watts, Miss Red Hills Gracie Weeden and Miss Riverbend Anna Kate Ratcliffe.

Davis will go on to compete in the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition, which will be held this summer.

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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