Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty has announced the winners, including a New Milford student, of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for Connecticut’s Fifth District. The winners were announced at a reception at Waterbury’s Historic Mattatuck Museum. Delaney Romaniello of New Milford, who is a student at Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury, earned honorable mention for her entry “Brunch.” A total of 119 pieces of artwork were submitted this year, up from 115 last year. Winners were chosen by a panel of local judges.

Courtesy of Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty