Clayticia Daniel affectionately called .T.C. was born on the 25th of August, 1995 to Ermine and Clayton Daniel. The third of four she comes from humble backgrounds out of the beautiful village of Butler’s. It was at the tender age of 5 that young Clayticia knew that she would like to make her impact on the world. The year 2006 gave rise to her interest in pageantry where she entered the then Gingerland Primary School pageant placing first runner up. In the upcoming years she let her love for pageantry blossom as she entered various others finally attaining victory last year April in the Miss Rex Nettleford Hall 2016 show as Miss Rex 2016. It was in that same year that she entered the Miss Culture Queen pageant in July 2016 emerging victorious as Ms. Culture Queen 2016.
As an ambassador for her country she seeks to raise awareness in Ailed Healthcare. Currently, she is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in the field of Radiography at the University of the West Indies, Mona Jamaica. In her training and in her role as Miss Culture 2016-17 she has started voluntary hours at the hospital in the Radiology department. A caring individual she not only wishes more growth for her country economically but also development in the medical field.
Miss Daniel believes that all young adults should aim to further themselves in education. She graduated at the top of her class with 14 CSEC subjects attaining 9 distinctions in 2012. She strongly believes in the quote by Nelson Mandela “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world”. In self building exercises she entered numerous essay competitions where she placed 2nd in the 2013 OECS ECCB essay competition and 1st place in the Youth and Sports essay competition 2014.
Clayticia gained the title of Junior Minister of Tourism for Nevis in the year 2011. She then travelled to St. Martin in that year where she placed 2nd regionally being the first Nevisian to have ever placed in the top three at the CTO youth forum. Her leadership skills have allowed her to hold several positions in youth groups namely the President of her high school’s Junior Achiever group and most recently being the secretary of the Nevis Island Youth Council last year 2015. She also participated in the Model Organization of the American States in March 2015 where she was Secretary of the third committee.
There is also a love for debating in her heart. While at the Nevis Sixth Form College she was a part of the debating group during 2013-2014 travelling to Antigua in 2013 and Montserrat in 2014. She gained the opportunity to be the lead debater in her second year where she helped her Team, “Team Nevis” to move forward to semi-finals. In 2015 she gained victory in the first ever debate put on by the Nevis Island Youth Council. She firmly believes in her country’s motto, Country Above Self. It is through that motto that she became a teacher in the year 2014-2015 just before leaving for University as she aims to consistently give back to her lovely nation.
It is with passion and zeal that she now enters the Miss Caribbean Culture Pageant 2017, as she once again has the prestige to represent her island regionally. A job that she will carry out to the best of her ability.