Shannon Adams, 16, of Warren is the new Miss Vermont’s Outstanding Teen. A Celtic harpist, she performed “The Mad River Set,” a piece she wrote, during the talent competition. Shannon is a sophomore at Harwood Union High School. As Miss Vermont’s Outstanding Teen, she will promote her platform, “Creative Mind — The Importance of School Arts Programs.” Through the contest, Shannon earned $1,000 in cash scholarships and $3,550 of in-kind scholarships to Dale Carnegie of Vermont. She will represent Vermont at the Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition in Florida this summer.