If I Were Mayor Student Contest

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The Oregon Mayors Association and the City of Silverton invite you to enter the "If I Were Mayor..." Contest. 

The contest deadline has been extended and Mayor Palmer would like the question to be more specific. He is asking students at home to answer the following: “To Help Silverton Recover From COVID-19 (Coronavirus), If I Were Mayor, I Would.....” Local winners will be entered into the state contest for a chance to win a prize worth $500!

CONTEST DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: May 29, 2020

CONTEST RULES:

  • All submissions must be accompanied by a completed entry form. All forms for students under the age of 18 must be signed by the student’s parent or guardian. Entry forms may be photocopied.
  • Send all submissions to Angela Speier at aspeier@silverton.or.us. Please send a picture of poster submissions.    
  • Only one submission per student will be accepted.
  • State level submissions become the property of the Oregon Mayor’s Association (OMA).
  • OMA retains the right to publish state level entries along with the names and likenesses of each student.

POSTERS:

  • The poster contest is open to students enrolled in grades 4 and 5 or being home-schooled at the same grade level for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Poster size must be a minimum of 17" and a maximum of 28" in height or width.
  • Be creative and use any art medium.
  • The student’s name and daytime phone number or email address for their parent or guardian must appear on the back of the poster.

ESSAYS:

  • The essay contest is open to students enrolled in grades 6 through 8 or being home-schooled at the same grade level for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Essays must be 500 to 1,000 words in length and typed.
  • The student’s name and daytime phone number or email address for their parent or guardian must appear at the top of the essay.

DIGITAL MEDIA PRESENTATIONS (Video, PowerPoint, Prezi, etc.):

  • The digital media presentation contest is open to students enrolled in grades 9 through 12 or being home-schooled at the high school level for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Presentations must be one to three minutes in length and may be emailed to Angela Speier at aspeier@silverton.or.us.
  • The student’s name and daytime phone number or email address for their parent or guardian must be included in the email.
  1. Angela Speier

    Assistant to the City Manager/City Clerk
    Phone: 503-874-2216