Meet Miss Delaware for America 2019-Daphne Chaniz-Rico

Daphne Chaniz-Rico is Miss Delaware for America 2019. She was crowned on April 27, 2019 at the Grand Opera Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. She will compete at the National Miss for America pageant in August touting the platform: Domestic Violence Awareness.

Daphne Chaniz-Rico graduated from Wilmington University with a Master’s in Science in Nursing (MIN). She works as a nursing instructor within the state and is currently finishing her dissertation for her PhD. Daphne speaks two languages, English and Spanish fluently. Through her platform, “Domestic Violence Awareness,” she educates on domestic violence and has partnered with CityFam a nonprofit that combines service and social events to help individuals connect to a healthy community.

Daphne is a mother to her son John-Paul and enjoys time with family and friends, reading, concerts & sporting events, playing indoor soccer and volunteering for a variety of organizations.

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