Nearly 220 third-grade students from throughout Burnsville completed the statement "I Love Burnsville because….." for the "I Love Burnsville Week" Essay Contest. The Burnsville City Council, along with contest sponsor Firefly Credit Union, presented the winners at the June 5, 2018 City Council meeting.
Essay winners were awarded $50 from Firefly Credit Union and their school received an additional $50 donation to be used in the child's name for a useful purpose. Honorable Mentions received $25.
The Essay Contest is part of the "I Love Burnsville Week" celebration with wide-ranging events allowing for participation from a wide cross-section of the city.