Two Jackson County teens win and place in state pageant

Katie Thurber (left), Rayne Harris (right)
Katie Thurber (left), Rayne Harris (right)

By Jeff Lawson - bio | email

MERIDIAN, MS (WLOX) - Dreams came true for two Jackson County teenagers Saturday night. Katherine Elizabeth Thurber, West Jackson's County's Junior Miss, won the state Junior Miss title in Meridian.

16-year-old Katie Thurber will be a senior at Ocean Springs High. She will represent the state, in the National Junior Miss program next year.

This is the first time in many years a teen from Jackson County has won the state title.

The first runnerup is also a Jackson County resident. Rayne Harris represented Moss Point in the Junior Miss program. She will be a senior at Pascagoula High school.

To see a full list of 2010 winners, click HERE.

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