Meagan Leigh Bridges / Bubba Brantley Photography
The newly crowned Miss Florence 2014 is Miss Meagan Leigh Bridges. Meagan is a senior at Florence High School where she is a member of the Lady Eagles basketball and Eagles golf teams. Meagan is serving her fourth term on the Florence Mayor's Youth Council and serves as a Leader of the Youth Ambassadorship at the Mississippi Children's Museum. In her free time she leads a Cub Scout den with Florence Pack 85 and volunteers her time coaching and refereeing youth Upward Basketball. She is an Ambassador Girl Scout working towards completing her Gold Award and she plans to attend Mississippi State in the fall, majoring in veterinarian medicine.
Meagan is the daughter of Todd and Christy Bridges of Florence and the granddaughter of Ben and Katherine Brister of Crystal Springs, Pat and Rusty Bridges of Florence, Donna and Dewayne Kimble of Hazlehurst and great-granddaughter of Dorothy Thaxton of Crystal Springs.