I Love Burnsville Essay Contest

2018 Essay Contest

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.

Essay Contest Winners

Marshall Bain  

Gideon Pond

Ms. Zucollo

Winning Essay (PDF)

Chloe Blonigen 

Gideon Pond 

Ms. Skoglund 

Winning Essay (PDF)

Jamie Leffelman

Gideon Pond 

Ms. Skoglund

Winning Essay

Hidaya Sharif 

Vista View 

Ms. Houtman

Winning Essay (PDF)

Honorable Mention

Kaitlyn Carlson 

William Byrne

Ms. Cooper

Honorable Mention (PDF)

Lia Kaufman

Neill

Ms. Engdahl

Honorable Mention (PDF)

Spencer Pederson

Rahn

Ms. Hartl 

Honorable Mention

Andrew Urgiles Suarez 

Vista View 

Ms. Silvers

Honorable Mention (PDF)

2018 Essay Contest Winners, Honorable Mention, Principals & City Council

2018 Essay Contest Winners, Honorable Mention, Principals and City Council

Entering the ContestFirefly Credit Union Logo

Download the essay contest form (PDF).

Information on the next Essay Contest will be available in 2019.