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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Mayor’s Essay Contest Open for Entries

The 35th 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:

Santa gets tired sometimes & needs a vacation, too. Explain why he should come spend a week in Edmond. What would he do and where should he eat?

To enter, students need to submit their essay along with their name, school, grade and parent’s contact information no later November 16th 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 1st. 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.

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