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Back to School Essay Contest

Students entering grades 3-8 are welcome to submit a one-page essay answering the question “If you were a state senator, what is the first thing you would do to improve Southwest Michigan?”. Essays are due by Friday September 13th. Please send your entry by email to [email protected] or by mail to Sen. Kim LaSata, P.O. Box 30036, Lansing, MI 48909. Students should include their name, address, school, grade, and parents’ names and contact info. The winner of the contest will be invited to Lansing to be an honorary state senator for a day.