Second year University of Guyana student Shanyce McAlmont, who is reading for a degree in Public Management, is following her dreams by modelling on the side of work and school, something she has been fascinated with ever since she first strutted about as a child in her mother’s heels.
Born in Linden where she spent the earlier part of her life, Shanyce attended Mackenzie Primary School but completed her primary education at North Georgetown Primary. After that, with her mother pursuing studies of her own, Shanyce moved back to Linden where she attended Mackenzie High for three years, then returned to Georgetown finishing her secondary education at St Joseph High School.
Growing up, she was always active, involved in table tennis, dancing, swimming, singing and athletics while trying her best to maintain good grades. Her two favourite subjects were Mathematics and English Literature. School became her first stage when it came to modelling, as she took the opportunity to either model or dance at various school events. In fact, Shanyce’s interest in fashion went beyond modelling…..