What would you do if you were mayor for a day? Fourth, fifth, and sixth graders can answer this prompt from the League of Minnesota Cities for a chance to win $100 and recognition in Minnesota Cities magazine.
The deadline for submissions is Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. Students and parents/caregivers can submit essays via an online form, a PDF email attachment, or through the mail. Winners only will be notified in early January.
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 it – you can print this document for students to handwrite their essays and then mail them in to the League of Minnesota Cities, 145 University Ave. W, Saint Paul, MN 55103.
- Email as an attachment – students can type their essays into this fillable PDF, save the document, and then email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What does a mayor do anyway?
Mayors have a whole lot of responsibilities! Students can learn the basics of what a mayor does in Minnesota, before they write their essays.
If you have questions about the contest or would like to learn more, visit the contest page on the League of Minnesota Cities website.