The Board of Mayor and Aldermen welcomed Miss Mississippi Outstanding Teen, Anne Elizabeth Buys, to City Hall and presented her with a proclamation honoring "Anne Elizabeth Buys Day" in Vicksburg. "It is with great pride we note the accomplishments of this talented young Vicksburg resident" said Mayor Flaggs. 

Anne Elizabeth is the first young lady to be a state titleholder in the Miss America and Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageants from Vicksburg in 32 years. Anne Elizabeth was honored to not only take home the title of Miss Mississippi's Outstanding Teen but also the Overall Evening Gown and On-Stage Question Award and the Overall Fitness Award.

Anne Elizabeth is the daughter of Mark and Judy Buys of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Anne Elizabeth is a senior at Porter's Chapel Academy and will graduate in May 2014. She is an integral part of her school community where she has excelled in both academics and extracurricular activities.

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