POSTED: Friday, September 13, 2013 - 11:33am
UPDATED: Friday, September 13, 2013 - 11:44am
Longview, TX — Autria Compton was named Miss Gregg County on Thursday night, beating out six other young women.
Compton attends Kilgore High School, where she is a member of the varsity tennis team, a cheerleader, the yearbook editor, a member of the National Honor Society and class president.
Compton also was named Miss Congeniality.
Along with the titles, Compton received more than $1,000 in gifts from area merchants, including at 32-inch TV, given by the Paisanos of East Texas.
Rebecca Ann Rowe, Miss Gladewater High School, was awarded the Spirit Award.
Rowe is a member of the varsity cheerleading, cross country and track teams; she is also in the student council and National Honor Society.
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