Senate passes resolution recognizing local Miss Mississippi Teen USA winner

Published 11:44 am Tuesday, April 23, 2024

JACKSON — A resolution passed by the senate Tuesday morning recognizes a Monticello resident for winning the Miss Mississippi Teen USA. SR113 was introduced by Sen. Jason Barrett. 

Addie Carver is the 17 year old winner of the Miss Mississippi Teen USA crown. The senate resolution states the senate joins the citizens of Brookhaven in recognizing Carver for her victory. 

The resolution states Carver is a junior at Lawrence County High School and is ranked in the top 10 of her class. She is a varsity cheerleader, Vice President of Beta Club, member of HOSA, member of the National Technical Honor Society and Student Council. Carver loves to dance as well. 

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“Addie has trained in multiple styles of dance at Showstoppers Studio of Dance in Brookhaven for 14 years where she now serves as a student teacher, working with students ages three through 16,” the resolution states. “Her love for dance sparked her passion to create her own nonprofit organization, Dance to Empower. After losing her dad to lung cancer at the age of 13, dance was instrumental in helping her get through this tragic loss. She hopes to inspire others to find their passions to help them cope with life’s challenges. Addie is excited and committed to growing her organization while impacting the life of others.” 

The resolution states Carver loves to model, spend time with her family and friends and travel in her spare time.