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News Release – April 21, 2021

Winners of 2021 VML “If I Were Mayor” state essay contest announced

Wednesday, April 21, 2021/Categories: News Releases

The Virginia Municipal League (VML) announced today the statewide winner and five 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 describe what worked (and did not work) for them during the past year of schooling during a pandemic. They were also asked to explain how they would, as mayor of their community, make the lessons they have learned work for everyone. View full news release >