More than 3,664 users logged on to cast their vote for the Robeson County’s Cutest Kid online photo contest, sponsored by Lumberton Honda.
And the winner is … Maxson Harper Locklear.
After two weeks of voting and more than 360 other adorable entries, Maxson’s big brown eyes and dapper duds earned him 15,873 votes from an adoring public. The 8-month-old cutie pie who crawled his way into our hearts is the son of Deidra Locklear and Houston Dial, both of Pembroke.
Maxson not only wins the title of Robeson’s Cutest Kid, but he also wins a $300 Walmart gift card from contest sponsor Lumberton Honda.
Joining Maxson in utter cuteness are each of the six age group winners.
Nine-month-old Maggilyn Lewis is the newborn, from 0 to 12 months, winner. This blue-eyed beauty is the daughter of Timothy and Jessica Lewis, both of Pembroke. She received 14,489 votes.
She receives an infant toy basket, valued at $150, from Cottonwood Pre-Elementary, of Lumberton.
The winner of the toddler, 1 to 2 years old, age group is 16-month-old Laettner Keanu Locklear. The Fairmont native is the son of Chad and April Whittemore Locklear. He received 4,430 votes.
Laettner receives $150 in Friendly’s gift cards from the restaurant on Fayetteville Road.
Harmonee Lexus Bisbee is the 2- to 4-year-old winner. The 3-year-old, pictured beside SpongeBob SquarePants at her third birthday party, is the daughter of Brittany Brooks and Richard Bisbee, both of Lumberton. She received 6,130 votes.
Harmonee wins a $150 gift card to Lowe’s Home Improvement from Red Door Homes of Raeford.
Robin and Nicky Hardee, of Lumberton, are the proud parents of the next two age group winners. Their son, 6-year-old Joseph, is the 4- to 6-year-old age group winner. He received 14,264 votes. His sister, Katlyn, 9, is the 6- to 9-year-old winner. She received 14,498 votes.
Together the Hardees win a $50 gas card and $250 off tuition to Freedom Christian Academy in Fayetteville and $150 in designer children’s clothes and shoes from Fashion’s Icon of Pembroke.
The final age group winner is Jazmine Hunt. She is the 9-year-old daughter of Telisa and Craven Scott, of Lumberton. She cheered her way to 519 votes.
Jazmine receives a free spay or neuter for a cat or dog from Gray’s Creek Animal Hospital of Fayetteville.