What would you do if you were mayor? The New York State Conference of Mayors & Municipal Officials is sponsoring a statewide essay contest for 8th graders. This contest is open for all 8th grade residents of the Villages of Suffern, Airmont, Hillburn, Montebello and Sloatsburg.
Here are the rules:
- Each essay must contain the student’s name (legibly displayed on the essay), school they attend and city or village in which their school is located.
- Essay should begin with: “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” and explain how and why you would undertake such action.
- Essay must be between 350-500 words (1-2 pages, must not exceed 500 words).
- Only one essay may be submitted per student.
- Essays must be RECEIVED by NYCOM NO LATER than Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
- MAIL or EMAIL all entries to: NYCOM, Attn: Essay Contest, 119, Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210 | EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org