We are pleased to announce the winners of the City of Burlington's second annual 7th grade essay contest, "If I Were Mayor..."
The winners are
Maddie Drew of Notre Dame Middle School & Brock Dengler of Aldo Leopold Middle School.
A Proclamation was presented to Maddie & Brock at the October 17 City Council meeting. Maddie & Brock along with their parents, and Mayor Shane A. McCampbell will also join firefighters for dinner at Central Fire Station at a time convenient to all involved.
The contest was open to all students in Burlington schools enrolled in the 7th grade during the 2016-2017 school year. Essays were judged by Jill Larkins a employee from the Burlington Public Library based on creativity, clarity, sincerity of thought, and proper use of grammar.
Congratulations to Maddie & Brock, their parents, and their teachers!
We’re inviting all 7th grade students in Burlington schools to participate in the “If I were Mayor” essay contest , to tell others what they would do as mayor to make the City of Burlington a great place to live, work and play.
The contest is open to all students in Burlington schools enrolled in the 7th grade during the 2016-2017 school year.
Essays may not exceed 250 words and must fit on one page.
Essays must address the subject and begin with “If I were mayor, I would...”
Only one essay may be submitted per student.
Essays will be judged based on the following: creativity, clarity, sincerity of thought and proper use of grammar.
Essays must be uploaded to the City of Burlington website by October 7, 2016.
A city of Burlington wristband will be mailed to each participant at the provided home address.
Essays will not be returned and will become the property of the city of Burlington.
The city of Burlington retains the right to publish essays along with the names and likenesses of each student.
The student and student’s parent must agree to stated Contest Rules.
Winners will be announced during City Day in the Park,October 15, 2016.