Candice has had over 21 years of pageantry experience. She grew up competeting in pageant and captured local, state and national titles. In 2004 she was crowned Miss Untied States Teen. Candice graduated Wingate University with a degree in broadcast journalism. She worked at WX22 and WBTV. Candice currently owns a pageant coaching and image consulting business. She has judged many pageants on all levels.