News Releases

Posted on: November 2, 2017

Mayor’s Essay Contest Open for Entries

The 34th annual Mayor’s Essay Contest is now open for entries. The contest is open to all 1st through 5th grade students in Edmond.

Students wishing to participate will write a short essay (250 word limit) over the following topic:

If you could go to the North Pole, what would you want to see most at Santa’s workshop and why? What presents would you bring Santa, the elves, and the reindeer?

To enter, students need to submit their essay along with their name, school, grade and parent’s contact information no later November 17th 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 Mayor’s Tree Lighting at Mitch Park beginning at 6:00 pm on Saturday, December 2nd. 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.


View Mayor's Essay Contest Flyer
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email