"Every day I talk with young girls and women - from my own daughter to successful Rhode Island businesswomen - and I am reminded how important it is to expose young girls to the significance of public service," Governor Raimondo said. "Girls should know that with hard work and dedication, the opportunities available to them here in Rhode Island are endless. This essay contest is a chance to engage us all in that conversation."
Interested applicants should apply by March 13, 2015 and answer this question in 400 words or less:
What would you do if you were Rhode Island's Governor for a Day?
Students should submit the following information along with their essay:
Teacher's Contact Information:
Contact Phone Number
Contact Email Address
Parent or Guardian Name(s):
Applicants may email their essays to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or they may mail their essays to:
Governor for a Day Essay Contest
C/O Governor's Communications Office
82 Smith Street, Room 128