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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Essay Contest for 7th graders!

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The League of Kansas Municipalities invites 7th grade students to participate in the “My City, My Home” essay contest!

“My City, My Home....”


Who: All Kansas students enrolled in the 7th grade during the 2020-21 school year.

What: Each student may submit one essay not to exceed 500 words. Essays must be typed.

When: Essays accepted until April 30, 2021. 

Where: Upload essays to the website located HERE

How: Essays will be evaluated based on Understanding of city services, creativity, clarity, sincerity of thought, and proper grammar.

Why: Five regional winners receive a cash prize of $125. The sixth regional winner will represent the state of Kansas and receive a $250 cash prize. Winning memos will be published in the Kansas Government Journal. Winners and their teacher are invited to attend a special ceremony with local leaders at an upcoming League event.

In an effort to encourage youth engagement, the League reserves the right to republish the memos and pictures of each student to connect Kansas youth in their work. 

For more information, please contact Tami Martin via email or phone at 785-354-9565.  

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