Twenty-one (21) teens competed for the title and the 15-year-old candidate from Dominican Republic (one of the youngest contestants) emerged as winner.
Laura stands 5'8" and measures 33-22-35.
First Runner Up (2nd Place) was Miss Margarita Island Yohana Gonzalez who was the popular choice among the online voters, which guaranteed her a semi-final slot.
In 3rd place was Colombia's Alejandra Castano while Miss Panama and Miss Venezuela was 4th and 5th Place respectively.
Host delegate meanwhile failed to reach the semis.
THE OFFICIAL RESULTS
MISS TEENAGER 2009: Dominican Republic, Laura Baez
1st Runner Up: Isla Margarita (Margarita Island), Yohana Gonzalez
2nd Runner Up: Colombia, Alejandra Castano
3rd Runner Up: Panama, Yinela Yero
4th Runner Up: Venezuela, Ruth Mora
TOP 13 SEMI-FINALISTS:
Aruba, Leonella De Palm
Costa Rica, Angie Alfaro
Ecuador, Karla Salgado
Great Britain, Sonam Kaur
Guatemala, Jimena Villeda
Mexico, Mara Saucedo
Puerto Rico, Silmarie Cordero
USA, Krizia Sanfeliz
THE REST OF THE CANDIDATES:
Bay Island, Lidia Robelo
Belize, Daniela Wolley
Canada, Cassandra Shahinfar
El Salvador, Fatima Mangandi
Honduras, Iveth Martinez
Nicaragua, Diana Flores
Peru, Maria Figueroa
Saona Island, Chantal Yunen