Clarendon crowns 2023 Festival Queen
Newly crowned Miss Clarendon Festival Queen 2023 Shanecia Daley is flanked by 1st runner-up Britnie Edwards (left) and 2nd runner-up Shamoya Smith at the coronation held on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at the Hotel Versalles.

Radio personality and student of The University of the West Indies Shanecia Daley is the 2023 Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) Miss Clarendon Festival Queen.

She was chosen from a field of eight contestants at the coronation held on Saturday, June 3, at Hotel Versalles in May Pen.

Daley walked away with cash prizes and gift packages. She was also adjudged Most Active in the Community, Most Poised, Most Culturally Aware and received the award for Best Performance.

Second place in the competition went to Britnie Edwards, a 22-year-old Norman Manley Law School student and contract analyst, who was also adjudged Most Popular on Social Media. In third place was Shamoya Smith, a 25-year-old medical administrative assistant.

"I am looking forward to representing my parish on an even bigger platform and to make everyone in Clarendon proud. I think it is important that I get ready to go out there and to do my best and to show you all that I was the right choice," Daley said as she expressed sentiments about winning the 2023 crown.

She will now compete for the prestigious title of Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2023 at the grand coronation slated for August 1.

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