WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Local elementary and middle school students competed in an art competition for top honors at this year's Azalea Festival Children's Art Competition.
The winner of the elementary school competition is Margaret Dill, a fifth grader at Cape Fear Academy. The winner of the middle school division is Maddie Porter, a seventh grader also from Cape Fear Academy.
There were 286 entries this year from around the area.
"It is an honor to win," said Dill, noting that spring was the inspiration for her painting.
This marks the fourth year for the competition.
The top 16 entries from the elementary and middle school division will be on display at the Community Arts Center downtown.
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