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Ischikelle Corbin of Antigua and Barbuda Crowned Miss Jaycees Queen 2023

Ischikelle Corbin

On July 31, 2023, the Caribbean region witnessed a spectacular showcase of vibrancy, culture, and talent as the 60th edition of the Jaycees Queen Show took place at the Antigua Recreation Ground (ARG). Nine exceptional contestants from various Caribbean countries competed against each other in a night filled with glitz, glamour, and grace. Among the talented and poised participants, Ischikelle Corbin of Antigua and Barbuda emerged as the shining star, winning both the title of Miss Jaycees Queen 2023 and the hearts of the audience.

Corbin is a 22-year-old business administration student at the University of the West Indies. She is a passionate advocate for women's empowerment and social justice. She plans to use her platform as Miss Jaycees Queen to promote these causes and to inspire other young women to achieve their dreams.

Ischikelle Corbin's triumph extended beyond the title of Miss Jaycees Queen 2023. She dominated the pageant by securing six additional titles, showcasing her all-around capabilities. Her impressive achievements included Best Dress for Evening Wear, Best Modeling in Evening Wear, Best Performing Talent, Best in Swimwear, Best in Interview, and Miss Congeniality.

Adicia Burton, representing the Commonwealth of Dominica, proved to be a strong contender, securing the 1st Runner-Up position. Her performance and grace on stage impressed the judges and earned her well-deserved recognition.

The Second Runner-Up title went to Shadyn McLean, representing St. Vincent & the Grenadines. Her exceptional poise and talent showcased the rich diversity of the Caribbean region and added to the allure of the pageant.

Adicia Burton, Ischikelle Corbin & Shadyn McLean
Adicia Burton, Ischikelle Corbin & Shadyn McLean

The other contestants were:

  • Jareena Penn of the British Virgin Islands

  • Valentchina Dantes of Haiti

  • Janet Turner of Montserrat

  • Shafeyah Guishard of Saint Kitts and Nevis

  • Shanice Butcher of Saint Lucia

  • Rynel Harris of the United States Virgin Islands

As the night came to a close, the audience was left in awe of the remarkable talents displayed on stage. Shanice Butcher from Saint Lucia won the title of Most True to the Theme, while also being crowned Miss Photogenic.

The pageant's theme, "Celebrating 60 years of Vibrancy, Culture, and Talent," added an extra layer of significance to the event. It served as a tribute to the rich cultural heritage and accomplishments of the Caribbean region over the past six decades. The Jaycees Queen Show not only provides a platform for these young women to showcase their talents but also promotes empowerment and leadership among the youth of the Caribbean. Through this prestigious event, participants gain the opportunity to become role models and ambassadors for their countries.


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