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Winners of "If I Were Mayor of Henderson ..." Essay Contest Announced

November 12, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KATHY BLAHA, (702) 267-2052

Henderson, Nev. – Over 600 entries were received in this year’s “If I Were Mayor of Henderson …” essay contest – the most ever since the program’s inception. Fifth grade students submitted a 100-word essay describing what they would do if they were the mayor of Henderson. Essays were selected based on spelling, grammar, originality and understanding of local government

This is the seventh year Henderson hosted the contest and all participants will receive a certificate of recognition from the Mayor. Students with the top five essays will also receive a gift card to Galleria at Sunset and be invited to join Mayor Hafen for lunch. In addition, the winners will read their essays beginning at 3 p.m. at the November 16 “City Hall at the Mall” event at the Galleria at Sunset and will be recognized at the December 3 Henderson City Council meeting.

Essay contest winners are:

Allison Brockelman – Frank Lamping Elementary
Wyatt Huerta – Vanderburg Elementary
Michael Jacobus – Estes McDoniel Elementary
Alex Langen – Estes McDoniel Elementary
Julie Watts – Green Valley Christian School
 
For additional information, contact Neighborhood Services at (702) 267-2000 or visit cityofhenderson.com

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About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Celebrating the city’s 60th anniversary in 2013, Henderson has been recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and the Second Safest City in America (Forbes). Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.
is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

 

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