Mayor for a Day Writing Contest
The winner of the annual Mayor for a Day Writing Contest, Nevaeh Valenza, spent time with Mayor Pedersen at Village Hall and helped to plant a tree. She is a 4th Grader at Pietrini School.The Mayor also read the book "Mayor for a Day" to her classroom. The winners were recognized at the Village Board Meeting recently and received a Certificate of Achievement from the Mayor. The two runners-up, Tereza Lang, 3rd Grade, Passow Elementary and Rosie Matzuka, 3rd Grade, Roy School, read their essays to the Trustees. The contest is open to students in Grades 3, 4 and 5 and was initiated to encourage literacy and civic involvement. Congratulations to all the students who participated and presented wonderful ideas on how to make our community an even better place to live.