If I were Mayor Essay Contest

If I were Mayor Contest 2022 - InstaFuture leaders of Williston! Why do you feel the City of Williston is great? What would you improve if you were Mayor?

Each spring, the North Dakota League of Cities sponsors a statewide If I Were Mayor essay contest for 3rd and 7th graders in North Dakota schools or home schools.

This contest encourages young people to think about public service and future community leadership. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2022.

Entries submitted by teachers must include the author’s name, school, and teacher’s name. Entries submitted by individual students must include their name, address, and parent’s name and phone number.

Essays can be submitted via email to carissa@ndlc.org or mailed to North Dakota League of Cities, 410 E Front Ave, Bismarck, ND 58504.

Essay contest winners will be announced in conjunction with City Government Week, April 4-8, 2022, will receive a $150 cash prize, and have their essays featured in the League’s publication, CITYScan. Additionally, Williston entries will be reviewed by Mayor Howard Klug who will select two local student winners to be recognized at a future City Commission meeting!

For specifics about the rules and process for submitting essays, please visit http://www.ndlc.org/161/If-I-Were-Mayor-Essay-Contest