If I Were Mayor I Would...

Wilsonville-area students are invited to enter the “If I Were Mayor I Would...”Contest. The statewide contest is open to all Wilsonville residents in grades 4-12 and is sponsored by the Oregon Mayor’s Association. Locally there are prizes for the winning entries in each age category, and the local winners from each category advance to the State competition for a chance to win an iPad Air tablet.

There are different submission requirements for each of the three grade levels described as follows:

• Elementary students (grades 4 and 5) enter a 11 by 17 poster a poster with a minimum size of 17” and a maximum of 28” in height or width. Students are encouraged to be creative and may use any art medium(e.g.,poster paints, felt pens, color pencils, pastels, crayons, etc.)

• Middle school(6-8) an essay of 500-1,000 words in length and must be typed.

• High school students create and present their recommendations using digital media (video, PowerPoint, Prezi, etc). The presentation must be one to three minutes in length and may be submitted on disk or emailed.

Submissions due in to City Hall by April 1, 2016 5:00 pm. 

For more information, or to get an application packet, contact Angela Handran, Community Relations Specialist, at 503-570-1503; Handran@ci.wilsonville.or.us.