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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Mayor’s Essay Contest Open for Entries

The 37th annual Mayor’s Essay Contest is now open for entries.  The contest is open to all First through Fifth grade students in Edmond.

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

How can showing kindness to others make a difference in our community?

To enter, students should submit their essay along with their name, school, grade and parent contact information no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9.  Essays may be turned in 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 5:30 pm on Saturday, November 20.  Contest winners will have their picture taken with the Mayor and be awarded a special keepsake.  

For additional information or questions, please contact Sarah London at 405-359-4580.


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