Courtney Eckert of Burnet, Texas recently attended a call for the National American Miss Pageant in San Antonio in April. She has advanced to State competition in Houston where she will be competing for more that $25,000.00 in cash, prizes and scholarships. Courtney is a senior at Burnet High School and will be attending Concordia University in the Fall where she will be studying Biology and running for the Cross Country Team and eventually become an Emergency Room Physician. Courtney has also received the Distinguished Student Scholarship from Concordia University. She is the daughter of Donald and Melanie Eckert and big sister of Jase Eckert. Proud grandparents are Mike and Carolina Morquecho and Ruth Eckert.