The League of Minnesota Cities encourages students to share ideas about how they would make cities better by submitting essays in the League’s “Mayor for a Day” essay contest.
What would our City look like if kids were in charge? The Mayor for a Day Essay Contest is back to find out!
To enter, fourth, fifth, and sixth graders can answer the prompt, “What would you do if you were mayor for a day?” for a chance to win $100 and recognition in Minnesota Cities magazine.
The deadline for submissions is Dec. 12. Students and parents/guardians can submit essays via an online form, a PDF email attachment, or through the mail. Winners only will be notified in early January. Some cities may provide additional local recognition for participants.
There are three ways to send us your students’ essays.
- Submit online – students can enter their essays into this online form and submit them directly.
- Print and Mail – you can print this document for students to handwrite their essays and then mail them to 145 University Ave. W, Saint Paul, MN 55103.
- Email as an attachment – students can type their essays into the fillable PDF, save the document, and then email the finalized PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Contest information is available at www.lmc.org/mayorforaday.
Three winning students will be chosen from the submitted entries. Each winning student will receive $100 and will have their essay published in a future issue of Minnesota Cities magazine.
We’d love to have one (or more) of our North St Paul students among the winning entries!