Mayor's Essay Contest Open For Edmond Students

Friday, October 25th 2019, 5:07 am
By: News 9

Students in Edmond from 1st through 5th grade can now submit their essays into the 36th annual Mayor's Essay contest.

The contest asks those students to write an essay under 250 words over the following topic: If you were going to the North Pole to help Santa and the Elves upgrade their workshop with new technology, what features would you add and how would it help them?

To enter, students need to submit their essay along with their name, school, grade and parent’s contact information no later November 13th at 5:00 pm. Essays may be turned in to the Mayor’s office at 24 E. First Street in Downtown Edmond or emailed to

Each grade’s First, Second & Third place winners will be recognized at the Luminance Kick-Off and Tree Lighting at Mitch Park beginning at 5:30pm on Saturday, November 23rd. Contest winners will have their picture taken with the Mayor and awarded a special keepsake. Additionally, all winning essays will be printed in an edition of the Edmond Sun following the event.

For additional information or questions, please contact Sarah London at 359-4580.