Brian Pugh: “IF I WERE MAYOR, I WOULD…” 8th Grade Essay Contest

Dear Neighbors: pugh2016

All eighth grade students in the Village of Croton are invited to participate in a statewide essay contest, organized by the NY Conference of Mayors (NYCOM), addressing the topic, “If I Were Mayor, I Would..”

Essays must be between 350-500 words. Only one essay may be submitted per student. Essayists should make sure their plans are consistent with the legal powers of a Village Mayor in New York State.


Three winning essays will be selected. The first place winner will receive $150, second place $75 and third place $50. The first place winner along with his/her parents, teacher and mayor will be invited to and recognized at our Annual Meeting at the Sagamore Hotel in Bolton Landing.

Please visit the NYCOM website ( for more information about the contest.

Brian Pugh, Mayor

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