ANNAPOLIS, Md. (May 19, 2011) – Tomorrow, Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown will join Maryland Municipal League (MML) President Michael Bennett, Mayor of Aberdeen, to recognize and present Governor’s Citations to the winners of MML’s “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” essay contest. The parents and teachers of the 11 students will also be recognized at the annual awards ceremony at State House.
The statewide contest, held each year by MML and the Maryland Mayor’s Association, is open to 4th grade students across Maryland. One winning essay is selected from each of the MML’s 11 regional districts. This year’s contest theme was Working Together Works, with questions such as, “What things would you improve or change to make your town a better place to live?”
Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Brown are committed to supporting Maryland’s future leaders. Under the O’Malley-Brown Administration, Maryland public schools have been ranked best in the nation for three consecutive years by Education Week magazine.
WHAT: Lt. Governor Brown to Recognize Student Winners of MML’s “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” Essay Contest
WHERE: Governor’s Reception Room
WHEN: TOMORROW, Friday, May 20, 2011