Date of release: November 22, 2022
City Government Month Video Features Letters and Drawings from Local Elementary Students
The City of Paducah in partnership with Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) celebrated City Government Month in September by inviting local elementary students to draw pictures or write letters to Mayor George Bray. This celebration recognizes the important role cities play in building Kentucky’s economy and improving the quality of life for citizens.
Students in kindergarten through second grade drew pictures of something beautiful in Paducah with 188 pictures submitted. Students in third through fifth grade were asked to write a letter to Mayor Bray beginning with the phrase: I will help make my community beautiful by…. Mayor Bray received more than 200 letters.
On the latest Your City at Work episode, Mayor Bray reads several of the letters from the students. At the end of the episode, enjoy viewing the drawings. All of the letters from the participating schools are posted below.
3rd Grade - 1 Letter
4th Grade - First Names A-D
4th Grade - First Names E-K
4th Grade - First Names L-Z
5th Grade - First Names A-C
5th Grade - First Names D-E
5th Grade - First Names H-L
5th Grade - First Names M-Z