2013 If I Were Mayor Contest
Mayor Denny Doyle announced the winners of Beaverton’s “If I Were Mayor...” contest during the Beaverton City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. This is the fifth year the City of Beaverton participated in the contest sponsored by the Oregon Mayors Association for students in fourth grade through high school. The Beaverton winner in each category received a $50 Visa gift card and will go on to compete in the statewide competition for a laptop computer. The 2010 Essay winner, Alley Heueisen, went on to win the state competition.
4-6 Grade Poster Contest: Ruth Larabee
Ruth Larabee is the poster contest winner. Ruth is in the 6th grade and home schooled by her mom, Gail Larabee. Ruth’s poster
promoted Ruth’s poster promoted a friendly, clean and healthy community.
Middle School Student Essay Contest: Sabrina Wu
Sabrina, is the essay contest winner. Sabrina is in the 7th grade at Stoller Middle School. According to Sabrina’s essay
if she was Mayor, she would: increase the school budget and not cut school days; increase programs and shelters for homeless students and families; create more community gardens to create more oxygen through plants; add more hiking and biking trails to promote exercise; and, increase the use of reusable shopping bags to minimize ocean pollution.
Congratulations to our 2013 “If I Were Mayor…” Contest winners!
If you are interested in entering the “If I were Mayor…” contest, check back to this website for the official entry form and contest details in mid-February 2014.