Miss South Carolina USA 2011 Courtney Turner from North Augusta was a semifinalist vying for the title of Miss USA 2011 and the Diamond Nexus Labs crown.
She wore swimwear by Kandy Wrappers with shoes by Chinese Laundry as she modeled for the judges during the 2011 Miss USA Competition from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Theatre for the Performing Arts, in Las Vegas.
Courtney, 21, is from North Augusta.
A pageant veteran, most of her experience is with the Miss Teen USA program.
She was second runner-up for Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2009; and first runner-up for Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2008.
She has campaigned to end human trafficking.
“She attends the University of South Carolina earning a degree in Communications and Business. She has worked for the past 3 years with the Golden Harvest Food Bank, conducts motivational speaking sessions to schools, and does Self-improvement consulting,” according to her official biography.