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Monday, April 10, 2023/Categories: News Releases
Richmond – The Virginia Municipal League (VML) announced today the statewide winner and seven regional winners of the “If I Were Mayor” Essay Contest. The contest, hosted by VML, drew hundreds of entries from seventh graders throughout the state. The challenge to the students was to identify an issue in their locality, talk to others about possible solutions, and then identify what solution would best address the issue. View full news release >
The winners are:
Statewide winner: Jayden McCaw of Fries School in Fries
Region 1: Billie Hall of Marion Middle School in Marion
Region 2: William Wall of Martinsville Middle School in Martinsville
Region 3: Avery Diette of Lylburn Downing Middle School in Lexington
Region 5: Talia Forster of Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School in Falls Church
Region 6: Zohair Zaman of Walker-Grant Middle School in Fredericksburg
Region 8: Viktorija Gobush of St. Clare Walker Middle School in Locust Hill (resident of Urbanna)
*Note – VML did not receive any entries from regions 4 or 7 this year.