staff photo by Sam Hickman
Prosecutors Dillon Priester, left, and Amber Fulford examine their notes before a recent session of Brunswick County Teen Court. Fulford earned best overall prosecutor, best attorney in her courtroom and the Glenda Ansley Memorial Scholarship Award at the North Carolina Teen Court Association mock trial competition last weekend in Raleigh.
Teen Court team brings home top honors in state competition

 BOLIVIA — Let the record reflect Brunswick County’s Teen Court mock trial team is tops in the Tar Heel State.

The team of eight county high school students traveled to Raleigh April 11-12 for the North Carolina Teen Court Association Mock Trial Competition and earned first place out of 16 counties.

Lauren Demko, a junior at West Brunswick High School, recently celebrated a birthday and called the first-place finish “the best gift I got.”