- There is also a Hollywood scriptwriter and author of the novel "Valaida" (ISBN 1844081729) of the same name.
Allen won the Miss District of Columbia USA 2006 title in a state pageant held in late 2005. On April 21, 2006 she competed for the title of Miss USA 2006 in Baltimore, Maryland. Allen was a semi-finalist, placing in the competition's Top Ten. Furthermore, Allen was also one of twenty six Miss USA Delegates who appeared on Deal or No Deal in April 2006.
Allen graduated from Cheltenham High School in Wyncote, Pennsylvania in 2001 and completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Communications at Howard University in 2006. She aspires to be an attorney with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) .
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- Hanging Out with Miss DC Candace Allen, On Tap Magazine, Nick Kolakowski (accessed 1 May 2006)
- Candace Allen Will Represent the Nation's Capital at the Miss USA Pageant, Press Release Newswire, April 12, 2006 (accessed 1 May 2006)
- Miss D.C.: Crown This, Washington Post, Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts, 21 April 2006 (accessed 1 May 2006)
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