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I Love Burnsville Essay Contest
2017 Essay Contest 
In 2017, 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 three winners, and two honorable mentions at the June 6, 2017 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 each received $25.

Essay Contest Winners
 Efrata Eschete Aisha Hassan Samira Mohamed
 Sioux Trail Sioux Trail William Byrne
 Ms. Peterson Ms. Boche Ms. Cooper
 Winning Essay Winning Essay Winning Essay

Essay Contest Honorable Mention
 Greta Dickhausen Hubert Nguyen
 Gideon Pond William Byrne
 Ms. Traetow Ms. Tomala
 Honorable Mention Honorable Mention


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. Events include a golf tournament, an appliance/electronics drop-off day, and more.

Sponsored by:

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