Courtney Craig is from Winterset, Iowa. She is a student at Simpson College where she majors in Political Science and Human Services with a concentration in Women Studies and Public Policy. She is a member of the national title-winning Simpson College Debate and attended the Iowa N.E.W leadership conference, a residential institute designed to empower women across the political spectrum and increase the participation of underrepresented groups in public leadership. She was a member of the 2016 Iowa class of Distinguished Young Women. In her free time Courtney enjoys photography and has displayed her work at the Iowa State Fair in the open class division.