Lara lands top prize in Texaco Children’s Art Competition


Pupil_Art_Comp_WinnerCongratulations to Lara Darby who has beaten 38,000 other entries to come top in the prestigious 2010 Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Bangor Academy’s Art Department were delighted to hear the news of her outstanding success.

Lara learned that her piece had come top in the 14 – 15 yr category at a special reception held in Dublin Castle on 13th April. She is looking forward to picking up her 450 Euro cash prize and certificate at the 56th annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition awards ceremony on 26th May.
Lara’s work will be touring various art venues in Ireland as part of a 161 strong exhibition which reaches the Ulster Museum between 21st October and 28th November 2010. If you can’t wait until then you can see Lara’s winning entry at