Courtney Shalla is a senior at Mid-Prairie High School and a member of the Riverside Enterprisers and Riverside Ramblers 4-H clubs. She is the daughter of Doug and Connie Shalla, and she has three siblings Nic, Jason and Stefaney.
She has worked in the project areas of cattle and photography, and she has served as president of her clubs.
A special 4-H memory was when one of her photos got into the Top 20 in Iowa. Other highlights include winning county fair market beef show, and winning state fair market heifer show both in 2013.
Shalla has also participated in basketball, track, volleyball, and showing cattle.
She plans to major in early childhood education.