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The Road to Miss America – Miss Florida Courtney Sexton

Photo Courtesy: Miss America Organization

Our next contestant as part of our series, “The Road to Miss America,” is Miss Florida, Courtney Sexton.

Age: 23

Hometown: Orlando, Florida

Platform Issue: Get Up – Get Moving – Volunteer!

Talent: Dance

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Service Administration from the University of Central Florida

Scholastic Ambition: Obtain a Master’s Degree in Health Administration; Work as administrator of a children’s hospital

Scholastic Honors: Outstanding Graduating Student in the Department of Health Management and Informatics; National Society of Leadership & Success; President’s List for University of Central Florida; Golden Key International Honor Society; Alpha Delta Pi Honor Society; Dean’s List for University of Central Florida; Bright Future’s Scholarship recipient

My Secret Wish or Dream: I would like to work with penguins in a zoological exhibit.

If I am crowned Miss America: I want to bring hope and unity to our Nation during a pivotal time in our history. My goal is to convince others to share love for one another through volunteerism.

A graduate student at the University of Central Florida, I am seeking a Masters in Health Administration and plan to work as an administrator at a children’s hospital. My life has been enriched through volunteerism that began when I was nine years old. I believe that each one of us has a role to play, and that all of us have something to contribute. The job of Miss America would give me a stronger voice to encourage not just my peers, but people of all ages, to make service a daily part of their lives.