February 16, 2021

For more than 20 years, the Utah League of Cities and Towns has invited students in 4th and 7th grades throughout the state to participate in ULCT’s “Why I Like My Community” essay contest. In their essays, students describe the unique and wonderful assets of their hometown. The top three winning essays in each grade are awarded with cash prizes and the opportunity to have both their essay and their community featured at the ULCT Annual Convention. 
 
Students who win the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize will receive a cash award, as will their individual schools, in the following amounts:
 
First Prize
Student $500  School $1000
Second Prize
Student $300  School $750
Third Prize
Student $100  School $500   
 
Award winners will be featured in a video highlighting their writing and their community in the ULCT Annual Convention for Utah’s municipal leaders. Select winners may also be invited to read their essay in a live presentation during the convention. 
 
For all contest rules, peasse click here.